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Well that young lady that’s fighting fires from a helo just got more coverage: http://inspire.eaa.org/2020/09/23/fighting-the-fires/ She’s in the family that Caro and I visited several years ago in Billings.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on On To Crazytown! at JustOneMinute
Well, this is yet another 2020 day that should have been spent in bed with the covers pulled up. An unforecast wind storm rolled in about 3:00 am blowing 35, gusting to 50 kts and laid half the stuff on the deck over. Then, from the time I step out of the shower and over to the sink to shave, the water pressure went away. In fact there was a hissing sound from the air sucking into the faucet. Hmmm. After some scrambling we discover a particularly stupid water works guy from town water decided to cut the line a couple doors down without notifying anyone. Our meter is spinning backwards emptying heaters and back flushing filters. You recall that meme of the bookie in front of his white board? Who had water loss in the middle of a wind storm on Wednesday?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on On To Crazytown! at JustOneMinute
Went into town to get mail today and a big heavy package was there that we hadn’t ordered. The label has our architect’s logo on it. We haven’t had any contact in a long time, so I’m a little perplexed. So I get home and cut all the wrapping off and it is a huge coffee table book freshly published. Then my jaw drops when I see our place is on the front and back cover! Holy crap! Our architect got us in a smaller coastal living book a decade or so ago, but he must be pretty proud to still have it in his quiver. Too bad we intend to die here, so the added value it might garner will only add to the tax assessment. :-/
Rush has been all over BETA LILT so I sent him a note to offer my definition. We’ll see whether he picks up on the descriptor.
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2020 on Kind of a BFD at JustOneMinute
Ext, that’s where we’ll be on thanksgiving. Over on the river right behind that.
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2020 on Kind of a BFD at JustOneMinute
Ext, did you see my note the other day about the Toyota dealership south of town?
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2020 on Kind of a BFD at JustOneMinute
GUS, yeah, but I love the initial blank look before that calculation kicks in.
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2020 on Kind of a BFD at JustOneMinute
I thought everything was played in C flat. :)
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2020 on Kind of a BFD at JustOneMinute
OL, roughly 15 yrs ago, I met Steele briefly in a congenial environment. Immediately wrote him off as not what he seemed. My radar was in full alarm mode. Funny how well that mechanism works.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2020 on Glide Path, Interrupted at JustOneMinute
Some new details about vitamin D and WuFlu. https://youtu.be/V8Ks9fUh2k8 They are now administering it in a preprocessed state 25-hydroxyvitamin D that bypasses a stop at the liver and reduces the time from ingestion to benefit. Small study shows 1.77 times as many people end up in hospital with deficiency of D. Local weather report: 8th day of smoke. Rain last night reduced AQI about a third, but it mainly dropped the top of the smoke cloud so the sun is getting through, but still murky with about a 1/4 mile vis.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Re A-Bub, we were in touch occasionally up through her move to Savanna. By coincidence her son, a hired gun ER doc was working out here near the Whidbey Naval Air Station a couple years ago and we flew over and had coffee with him. His home is near mom, which is part of the reason they left HI.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
That punk that shot the two deputies is either a dwarf or a 12 yr old. I‘m guessing the latter. Prolly a gang initiation thing. I wonder if either of the deputies are conscious enough to ID him yet.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Hey Ext, Now that you’re settled in, register this landmark: River Bluffs Dr. right next to the Toyota dealership. That’s where we will be on thanksgiving.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
AQI = 295! Ugh. But rain showers rolling in so hope it will flush things out a bit.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
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Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Mel, in case you were wondering which Cafe Hayek link, here it is: https://cafehayek.com/2020/09/a-powerful-video-on-covid.html
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
rse, yes! I couldn’t find it when I went back and looked. Thought it might have been embedded in another link. (I often have a dozen tabs open from a catching up sprint and as often as not even a new thread has been launched.) As I’ve said in several discussions outside of here, if you master those 30 odd minutes, you can quit digging for more WuFlu insights. He nailed pretty much the whole enchilada.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
My bud further mentioned this: We drove down departed Sat early am just to get out. Got to SD this pm and good here. Ugly air all the way down and Ashland fire damage was horrific, both sides of interstate 5 gone for 10 miles (
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Just got this link from my pal who talked Caro and me into going to Billings for that memorial which I’d mentioned previously. The young lady is 19 now and really is working on the CA fires. https://fireaviation.com/2020/09/13/teen-firefighting-pilot-flies-blackhawks-and-chinooks/
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Peter, I’ve been sending that Cafe Heyak piece around everywhere including posting it here, but I’m pretty sure someone else posted it here first, but for the life of me I couldn’t find the original time. This is the DEFINITIVE piece on the whole WuFlu mess.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
Gak! AQI >250. All my fave airports west of the Rockies are hard IFR. Glad I wasn’t going anywhere.
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
I read nearly all my stuff on Safari on my iPhone without much problem, but AG gets into a reload fit about halfway down and I can’t find where I left off. So I copy the link over to Brave and it is rock solid. BTW still AQI >200 around here.
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
I lost track of who/where this came from, but it blew my mind: https://cafehayek.com/2020/09/a-powerful-video-on-covid.html If you never look at another WuFLu link, please sit through this one. Clean graphics, clear narration. Lays everything out and blows all the arm waving away.
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2020 on Also Kind Of A Big Deal at JustOneMinute
Henry, definitely B/R sky. Can barely see the faint silhouette of our seal rock about 100 yds over. AQI @206 The only time I’ve seen anything like this is in Beijing.
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2020 on Also Kind Of A Big Deal at JustOneMinute
The lockdown nonsense has just about killed our little struggling yacht club. It was in pretty lame shape before, but we are in the middle of an open revolt due to the pathetic gov Insole edicts compounded by our county health officer. The prog side of the club is insisting on following the rules to the letter for the once a week dinner situation. Last Friday the few who showed up could sit out on the deck and there happened to be two tables of four widows, who if they had moved inside because of weather, would have had to each sit at a table by themselves. (Family units up to four each per table.) On top of all that, we have a pathetic manager (Karen!) who is paid about $65K/yr to poorly do about 10 hrs of work/wk. The Commodore has been trying to get her fired, or cut back to half pay (still more than she is worth), but the rest of the 'bridge' and other influencers are all hung up about doing anything 'evil'. Pfft! The back channel emails that crisscross amongst some of us are coming close to noses being punched. I stay out of the direct interactions, but support Mrs MT when she lobs a grenade here or there. My main problem is that most of these clowns are drilling holes in the bottom of the boat to let the water out. We're already at about 150 memberships out of a max of about 200 and they are fretting about losing another 25 by the end of the year and I'm suggesting that they consider the high likelihood of losing 50 and should therefore do what that would require NOW and maybe saving it.
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2020 on Also Kind Of A Big Deal at JustOneMinute