[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
more damage.
>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 
>> 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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