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Freezing Weather and Water Jackets!

If you heat water with your woodstove, you need to be aware of the potentially explosive force of steam - if water heated in the jacket has nowhere to go, it can explode with the force of dynamite!  Here's a compelling example from Gabriola:

posting for Darren Cichy/Tucker Bay Holdings, Ltd.

Darren asked me to post this.

From: darrenc67 [at] hotmail [dot] com
To: email_list [at] lasqueti [dot] ca
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 19:13:19 -0700


Dark Day Ramblings

The balance between light and shadow has tilted, weighing down heavier on the shadowed side..November appears in a whirling dervish of wind and sheets of water. There was darkness and wind when I drove Bingy down to the morning ferry, coffee aromas comforting us as we drove along the bumpy wet road. False Bay; Lying through my teeth, I told her that it would not be a very rough crossing...

Islanders Occupy the Sabine Channel for a Coal Free Salish Sea

Eoghan Moriarty's short video documentary:

parking especially in False Bay

There has not been sufficient support for Ken Picard's idea of removing or limiting some of the parking spaces at the bottom of the False Bay hill for it to make any sense to try to proceed at this time to implement this, in spite of the obvious danger and risk when there are vehicles crowding the area waiting to buy gas and drive on and off the dock, and people (including young ones) mingl

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