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Force 6: Strong Breeze- Large branches in motion, telegraph wires “sing”, umbrellas used with difficulty
This installment on the Lincoln Electric Cooperative members uprising starts with the September 19, 1988 issue of the Mountain Ear – I commented that I got 3 months off and couldn’t “lift over 10 pounds or bend my back.” This is where I wound up more involved in the process – without the compression fracture,… Continue reading Force 6: Strong Breeze- Large branches in motion, telegraph wires “sing”, umbrellas used with difficulty
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As access to Canada improves, the question of the exchange rate comes up again. It’s been a bit strange with Canada cut off by Covid-inspired regulations, and the return to normalcy seems a good thing. So, not knowing the exchange rate, I clicked on https://themoneyconverter.com/ . As I looked at the chart relating the Canadian… Continue reading Exchange Rate and Inflation by Nation
Greetings Secretary of State Jacobsen; You have my apologies for sending this letter by registered mail – but I have received no acknowledgement of my email two months earlier. Governmental unresponsiveness can have many causes, and some are benign – so this is my second attempt to bring the issue before you. I believe that… Continue reading To the Secretary of State (Again)
September 22 brought the first day of Autumn – and we had seen the first frost already. Not really a killing frost, for most of our garden plants have enough sugars within their cells to resist beyond the initial 32 degrees. The zucchinis and cucumbers seem to be the first to show frost damage .… Continue reading Th Season of Climate Change
I saw a link (on Instapundit) to an article that explains the damages that occurred to the Nordstream gas pipelines. The article begins with a photo from the 1994 edition of CAPP Guidelines for the Prevention and Safe Handling of Hydrates, Canadian Assn. of Petroleum Producers. Now I have a little experience with pipelines –… Continue reading The Argument Makes Sense- But I Don’t Know Enough to Evaluate It
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -Benjamin Franklin
One of the afternoon blocks at Trego School is music- I was talked into teaching a brief lesson on hand bells this past week. The older class typically spends two hours each week learning to play harmonica- and it actually sounds recognizable when they practice! Hand bells are easy- playing the right note is as… Continue reading Music at Trego School
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