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by bookwyrm
Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Knitting and a medical question
Replies: 28
Views: 1556

Re: Knitting and a medical question

Crochet is easier to learn than knitting, but the fabric you make is less flexible and often less warm. There are some "how to" dvds out there that are made for beginners for knitting or crochet. Our local public library has copies. :wink: Yarn store employees are usually pretty patient at helping b...
by bookwyrm
Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: howdy from SE Virginia!
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: howdy from SE Virginia!

Welcome to the weirdness! :mrgreen:
by bookwyrm
Mon Dec 15, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: INACTIVE - ZSC:006
Topic: January Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 951

Re: January Meeting

Go to http://www.mfrl.org/hours_location.php?lib_id=5 for directions to the library. :arrow:
by bookwyrm
Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Storing rice/beans in 2 liter bottles
Replies: 69
Views: 6796

Re: Storing rice/beans in 2 liter bottles

Mice could easily chew through the thin plastic. Too bad, cause this sounds like a great storage idea otherwise.

I was wondering about the "O2 absorbers" too.
by bookwyrm
Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: My first 911 call - a must read for those with spouse/kids
Replies: 33
Views: 2280

Re: My first 911 call - a must read for those with spouse/kids

Thanks for the idea--my husband and I both have cell phones, but coverage in the mountains where we live is pretty random. It would be good to have a plan like this 'just in case.'
by bookwyrm
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Arthur C. Clarke Dead at Age 90
Replies: 22
Views: 1125

A fellow fan was telling me that Arthur C. Clarke wanted to have some strands of his hair put into orbit around the earth. We have decided that it would be more appropriate to seal it in a black monolith on the moon.

Hail to the last of the great space cadets.

:(
by bookwyrm
Wed Mar 05, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: another SoVA newbie
Replies: 10
Views: 207

another SoVA newbie

Hi there y'all. Jimbobvt (ZS member) and Fox2Gray introduced me to the site and I hope we can get a chapter together out here one of these days.

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