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My Tuesday evening and Katrina updates

This evening after I left work, I made a trip to the emergency room up the street from the house.  It wasn’t actually an "emergency" but I didn’t have time to go to the doctor during the day, so I went to the emergency room with my problem.  Seems *something* (ant, spider – don’t know) got a hold of my left foot Saturday.  I didn’t feel anything when it happened, but I noticed by Saturday evening there were three small bites on my left foot that I knew were not mosquito bites.  I told myself if it didn’t look much different by Tuesday that I would go to the doctor, and so I did.  I wanted to make sure that it wasn’t something that potentially could be serious......   [Read More]

Katrina getting ready to slam NO

The satellite pictures are not pretty.  Maximum sustained winds right now are at 160 mph, travelling NNW at a speed of 11 mph.  Last information I heard, this category 5 hurricane is exepected to make landfall in New Orleans between 3 and 4 a.m. CT Monday.  Our friend and commenter here Big Bang Hunter posted this in another thread (as I was remiss in not starting one sooner but I’m trying to make up for lost time):.....   [Read More]