[Wlug] This week's meeting
iris.gates at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 21:02:40 EST 2008
Sorry it was such a rough go; glad you're back up again now.
Please clarify. Is the meeting Wednesday, or Thursday??
On 15/12/2008, Andy Stewart <andystewart at comcast.net> wrote:
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> HI all,
> I had totally forgotten about the meeting, but indeed, we do have a
> meeting on Thursday, December 18th, at 7:00 PM. We do not yet have a
> speaker for the meeting. Please note that I have posted the meeting
> schedule for the year 2009.
> I've been quite busy lately. My house was without commercial power for
> 85 hours due to the ice storm. Commercial power was restored today at
> 1:00 PM and got the computers back up around 3:00 PM. I was babysitting
> two small generators which needed fueling at 4-6 hour intervals.
> Thankfully, I had heat for all but the first 24 hours, and the
> refrigerator and a couple of lights were powered. My house was down to
> 47 degrees at one point, except for the room with the fireplace, which
> was a comfortable 65 degrees. I am now starting to get back to normal.
> The kids watched DVDs on the laptop, LED flashlights are very low power,
> and the gas grill was used a lot. Unfortunately, I had no hot water,
> but the 80 gallon water tank is well insulated, so I didn't have to take
> stone cold showers, just cool ones, military style.
> I lost many, many branches in the trees, which were strewn across the
> yard. Thankfully, the house was not damaged.
> See you all on Thursday evening! Ask me over pizza about the lightning
> that I saw during the storm...which wasn't lightning.
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> Andy Stewart, Founder
> Worcester Linux Users' Group (http://www.wlug.org)
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