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The hubris of our species is a formidable obstacle.

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on The hubris of our species is a formidable obstacle.

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:12:21 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: birth control/development That is what you do Brad; a well reasoned post, and talk to our friends. The hubris of our species is a formidable obstacle. We can’t undo the births we already have caused. IMO, we don’t want to undo as the […]

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Tags: Musings

Hand holding an egg

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hand holding an egg

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:11:09 -0500 From: “N.A. Booko” Subject: Hand holding an egg . . Several years ago, I bought two female manikins at the thrift store. I did not need a manikin. Nor did I need two manikins. They were from the heyday of manikin making in the 1950s. All of them […]

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Tags: Musings

Wild herb expert Will Endres returns to CCCC in Pittsboro

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Wild herb expert Will Endres returns to CCCC in Pittsboro

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:13:41 -0500 From: John Bonitz Subject: Wild herb expert Will Endres returns to CCCC! > Dear Chatham friends and neighbors, > > Almost ten years ago I took a night class at CCCC on wild herbs. I registered at the encouragement of my mother, Fleming Pfann, who had previously studied […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Pittsboro

Tuesday Night Eastern Religions Class Meeting in Pittsboro Cancelled

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Tuesday Night Eastern Religions Class Meeting in Pittsboro Cancelled

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:13:12 -0500 From: Joelle Brummitt-Yale Subject: Tuesday Night Eastern Religions Class Meeting Cancelled Pittsboro Presbyterian Church will not be holding the last meeting of our Eastern Religions class this Tuesday (February 17) because of the impending bad weather. We’re concerned about folks traveling in the evening when there may be […]

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Tags: Calendar · Places of Worship

A Verizon hotspot, no matter how fast it is or how well it works, is not a substitute for a real broadband plan

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on A Verizon hotspot, no matter how fast it is or how well it works, is not a substitute for a real broadband plan

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:02:07 -0500 From: Mike Fox Subject: Follow-up on Goodnite Mark’s post on data plans When you have a device like a dish Hopper or an iPad or even a windows or macintosh computer attached to the network, they are usually programmed to do large downloads in the background (like Windows/MacOS […]

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Tags: Technology

Permethrin treated clothes work work very well for repelling mosquitoes and ticks

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Permethrin treated clothes work work very well for repelling mosquitoes and ticks

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:24:39 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Re: Ticks… Great advance in tick bite prevention. Thanks, Andrea, and I will share with Chatlist. This deep freeze WILL have the benefit of lowering the tick infestation. And other bugs too. John Dykers —– Original Message —– From: Andrea T. Deyrup To: […]

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Tags: 27344 · Advise · Animals · Health · Siler City

If power goes off and no flow can be maintained in the pipes, the only hope is to drain them

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on If power goes off and no flow can be maintained in the pipes, the only hope is to drain them

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:20:59 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Cold On a more immediate note, and this may be too late! Power outage seems likely and if we lose heat, pipes freezing can be devastating. IF we don’t lose water pressure, keeping it flowing may run up the meter in town, but […]

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Tags: Advise

Building People Power for Climate and Energy Justice on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at CCCC in Pittsboro at 7pm

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Building People Power for Climate and Energy Justice on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at CCCC in Pittsboro at 7pm

Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:39:56 -0500 From: Laura Lauffer Subject: Environmental Policy Briefing and more, Wednesday night at CCCC 2/18 7pm Be sure to come to dinner at the Natural Chef Cafe before the presentation http://www.cccc.edu/naturalchefcafe/ reservations recommended! Hi Friends Please join us and bring your neighbors to hear about the essential legislative issues […]

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Tags: 27312 · Calendar · Construction · Development · Environment · Pittsboro