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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  Marc Iverson on 12/13/2014, 6:41 pm

Yike, that's nasty. And kids get deyhdrated so easily, so that's kinda scary. Good luck to anyone whose kids have that. And if it's a virus, don't insist upon an antibiotic!

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  martha on 12/14/2014, 12:01 pm

Norovirus is nasty!!!  My sympathies to any and all who aren't feeling well.

Plantoid, I'm intrigued by pouring cold water over your frozen car doors. Why not hot water? (I'm guessing there is a really good reason, and I'll be glad to know the answer.)

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 12/14/2014, 11:45 pm

@martha wrote:Norovirus is nasty!!!  My sympathies to any and all who aren't feeling well.

Plantoid, I'm intrigued by pouring cold water over your frozen car doors. Why not hot water? (I'm guessing there is a really good reason, and I'll be glad to know the answer.)
I believe it is because the temperature shock would crack the windows.

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  Kelejan on 12/15/2014, 1:35 am

I agree, Audrey.Jeanne, one only needs cold water because it is above freezing.
It's a bit like turning the heating up to get warm, it will not get warm any faster than setting it to the correct temperature.  Mind you, I still turn it right up and then have to turn it down because I forget and it gets too hot.  I make a great preacher. Very Happy

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 12/15/2014, 11:22 am

@Kelejan wrote:I agree, Audrey.Jeanne, one only needs cold water because it is above freezing.
It's a bit like turning the heating up to get warm, it will not get warm any faster than setting it to the correct temperature.  Mind you, I still turn it right up and then have to turn it down because I forget and it gets too hot.  I make a great preacher. Very Happy
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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  camprn on 12/15/2014, 11:46 am

I received an alert Friday from the State Department of Health about increasing numbers of illness (norovirus and influenza) in pockets of the state. Yup it's that time of year.


And keep your hands out of your face. Wink

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 12/15/2014, 1:04 pm

+1, Camp!

My neighbor's entire household has it (including 5 kids), I've got it, I think I gave it to Mike.  I hope he doesn't give it back....

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  sanderson on 12/15/2014, 2:27 pm

The only bright side is that you are getting this "bug" before Christmas and New Years. Hopefully, you will all be fully recovered to enjoy the Season.

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  camprn on 12/15/2014, 3:33 pm

@sanderson wrote:The only bright side is that you are getting this "bug" before Christmas and New Years.  Hopefully, you will all be fully recovered to enjoy the Season.
And hopefully another 'bug' won't be caught between now and then.

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  sanderson on 12/15/2014, 3:58 pm

True, there is always a respiratory "bug" families can share. pale

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  AtlantaMarie on 12/16/2014, 10:48 am

@camprn wrote:
@sanderson wrote:The only bright side is that you are getting this "bug" before Christmas and New Years.  Hopefully, you will all be fully recovered to enjoy the Season.
And hopefully another 'bug' won't be caught between now and then.


Yep and Yep!!!

I'm feeling a bit better.  The hot/cold spells seem to be slowing down and I'm not so nauseous.  Mike seems to be doing okay, thank goodness.

And we're staying away from the neighbors!  What a Face

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  slimbolen99 on 12/17/2014, 9:23 am

First measurable snow on it's way here in Kansas! We've had some good rains here the last few days, so the kids are excited about the snow.  I need about 4-6" so I can power up the snowblower and make some extra cash!

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  sanderson on 12/17/2014, 1:04 pm

Hi Slimbolen! Haven't seen you for a while.

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Re: Winter Storms 2014-2015

Post  slimbolen99 on 12/17/2014, 10:08 pm

@sanderson wrote:Hi Slimbolen!  Haven't seen you for a while.

I've been hibernating....aka...cleaning out the garage and basement from all my summer activities / hobbies.  Smile I still check in from time to time!

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