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      Just helped my pastor out with a few computer issues, then stopped by the hardware store to replenish my stock of building foam. They're just a couple of miles away but it's good to know I have what I need rather than having to go out part way through a job, especially when the items in question are cheap. Today I expected to use one can and ended up using two cans.

      The area I'm working on was hovering between 59-60 degrees when I finished work and turned the heating off. Now, somewhere north of two hours later, it's dropped to 57 degrees. The outside temperature looks like it's still hovering around 35. So there's probably still room for improvement but the fact it hasn't nosedived is a good sign. Maybe I will get my insulation panels fitted before too long. That would be nice - get them off the floor and doing something more useful than taking up space. Hopefully before long they will start saving me some real money.
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      Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryDay2 View Post
      Got home from an interview for a "meh" job, watched a bit of TV and did some laundry. Got home and saw I missed a call from the local health authority for an interview for a GREAT position. I'll catch them first thing tomorrow. The health authority is a prime place to work but tough to get in - even to get a call.
      Okay, so it turns out that I know/have met the interviewer through connecting with her in the community, and she recognized my name from the applications. BONUS!
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      I checked the temperature in the room I'd been working. With the temperature outside not going over about 35, in a little over five hours the temperature in that area dropped from 59-60 to 56. So I guess the work I'm doing is continuing to yield results. We had an oil delivery the other day as well, which shows our oil usage is still down about 30% from where it used to be.
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      Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryDay2 View Post
      Okay, so it turns out that I know/have met the interviewer through connecting with her in the community, and she recognized my name from the applications. BONUS!
      That could be handy.... hoping it works out for you!
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      New "Forged In Fire"on tonight!

      "Your weapon... will kill..."

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      At the moment I'm reading a rather interesting book on ...hmm...well, a human subject matter. The author pulls no punches and the views expressed without a hint of subterfuge. Straight forward and to the point. I'm not sure that I agree with all of them but it's uncanny in that some of the examples used I can identify in certain persons who are, or were, in my life at one time.

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      Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryDay2 View Post
      New "Forged In Fire"on tonight!

      "Your weapon... will kill..."

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      I forgot to watch it!!! How was it? I love that show so much. It's relaxing actually to watch them form a weapon that will "keel" LOL
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      "Bearing fruit does not make you a branch. A branch is a branch because it grows from the vine." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
      "A Christian's life is not defined by what the Christian does. It is defined by Christ and what He has done for us." Pr. Rolf David Preus

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      Thinking about getting on with some work for the day. Despite spraying building foam into just about every accessible part of where my draft was coming from, I still have a draft. It's much reduced but still there, which is annoying.

      I think I'm going to have to pry some metal sheathing off the beam completely, then get in there with more building foam, and nail the sheathing back on. The maximum expanding foam won't cure properly until it gets a lot warmer and the minimum expanding foam needs the can to be inverted to spray it, which is tricky when working in this particular spcae.
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      I'm singing...because I can LOL
      "Christianity does not require more work but more trust." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
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      "A Christian's life is not defined by what the Christian does. It is defined by Christ and what He has done for us." Pr. Rolf David Preus

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