[sebhc] Personal Katrina update

Jack Rubin jack.rubin at ameritech.net
Sat Sep 10 11:28:05 CDT 2005


Sorry to hear about your loss, though glad you're healthy and able to move


> -----Original Message-----
> From: sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org 
> [mailto:sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org] On Behalf Of Steven Parker
> Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2005 7:13 AM
> To: sebhc at sebhc.org
> Subject: [sebhc] Personal Katrina update
> Okay, so now I'm stirred...
> Since my relocation (Feb), most of my stuff has been in 
> climate-controlled 
> storage.  Well, I found out just a couple of days ago that 
> what I thought 
> was a solid wall above my unit was glass painted with opaque 
> paint.  Glass 
> that Katrina sucked right off the building.  So my stuff 
> experienced the 
> hurricane, an additional week of weather, and has been 
> sitting there soggy 
> and exposed throughout.
> I'm back in town now, scrambling to unpack boxes and try to 
> dry out and 
> rescue the contents (books in particular).  Another casualty 
> was my H-47.  
> My main H-8 was luckily one of the few things I had in my room.
> If anyone knows effective methods for removing mold and 
> mildew, particularly 
> from books, mail them to me directly (since its off-topic).  
> Likewise if you 
> know how to release pages that are glued together (I'm guessing from 
> cardboard adhesives that wicked up into them) without harming 
> the print.
> -- Steven
> P.S. No insurance.  I thought the entire building was brick; 
> and if it had 
> been, everthing would have survived intact.
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