[sebhc] Personal Katrina update
Dwight K. Elvey
dwight.elvey at amd.com
Mon Sep 12 18:12:49 CDT 2005
Put al wet books in the freezer to halt
>From: "Jack Rubin" <jack.rubin at ameritech.net>
>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
>> 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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