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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    "I remember as a kid people joked about how we had a gas station on every corner in Los Angeles"

    Back when gas was 25 cents a gallon and people worked for a living. That was a long time ago.
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    Re: Vaccine

    "The Delta variant is moretransmissible than the viruses that cause MERS, SARS, Ebola, the common cold, the seasonal flu and smallpox, according to the document."



    Says the CDC. Quite a...
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    Re: Google News, July 29, 2021

    Not sure about that better looking part. mas amable for sure,, but Gaylord is doing great.
    If he would just quit backing up against a tree and scratching the itch,, he'd get better faster.
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    Re: Vaccine

    "possible hitch for Nicas is the US may not accept Sputnik."

    I've talked to a number of vac recipients in Nicaragua and no one knew which vaccine they received.

    For the old people it's the Holy...
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    Re: Vaccine

    "If I were retired in northern AZ I would have avoided the shot for another 6 months at least to see how it pans out. Anyone read up on how the old sugar cube polio vaccines now give people polio???...
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    Re: Super Herramientas Managua

    It all comes straight from China.
    It's good stuff, i've got a lot of it.

    I just arranged to have a 6.5 predator motor adapted to a corn husker. I brought it down five years ago.

    I brought...
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    Re: Vaccine

    Polio, measles, (MMR), we remember smallpox but the younger generation does not.
    That will still be the biological weapon of choice if Iran gets pushed into a corner.
    Our history with COVID...
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    Re: Vaccine

    Queen Chamuka I
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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    Blocks have gone up a bit, I remember 18 five years ago.
    Block price is probably driven by the cost of cement.

    But I remember the bricks being about the same.

    Steel is up,,
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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    As important as the price is the quality.
    Some of the vendors will short the cement, and the block isn't of sufficient strength
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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    22 cords in the north, less if you buy a large amount.

    I bought 1000 bricks for 2.5 cords each,,, that was a load for the Ford.
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    Re: Vaccine

    The problem, like the "stolen electon" is not the reality,, but the desconfianza in the general population.
    The reluctance to accept leadership will make this pandemic longer, and will kill...
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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    Zink is a 15 day lead now so we had to drop $200 of the $2800 for the zink to hold the cement for the 2nd floor.

    Bunch of stuff is hard to get now, and lumber is really crappy.
    I was hoping...
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    Re: Vaccine

    https://www.openculture.com/2021/07/epidemics-in-western-society-since-1600-a-free-online-course-from-yale-university.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OpenCulture+%28Op...
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    Change in Plans

    So, the pigs and the chickens were a lot of work, and I didn't make any money.

    I'm slow, but that suggests that some other option might be in order.

    I'm going to reduce the chicken...
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    Re: Pobrecito Gaylord !

    Gaylord's much better, less inflammation. , eating good. He went down to the lake at first light and covered himself with mud. I may have been overding the oxy. Still, keeping him inactive was...
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    Re: Pobrecito Gaylord !

    I switched Gaylord's antibiotic to azith, and his anti inflammatory to diclofenaco.

    Diclofenaco has an analgésico effect , and it's used a lot in Nicaragua as a pain reliever.

    I have neither...
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    Re: Power outages

    So when the lights go out you can go online and see if it was a planned outage :)
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    Re: Google News, July 23, 2021

    Yes, in the campo no one give a rat's ass about politics.
    There is too much to do just to get through the day.
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    Sands of the Sahara

    We had a week with pretty much no rain. Someone drained my pila at the spring,, I assume to irrigate some new plantings. We have two good sized pilas on the farm now, good for at least a week...
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    Re: Google News, July 23, 2021

    https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/07/23/why-u-s-policy-toward-nicaragua-isnt-working/


    This guy John Perry has to be getting paid off to lie so blatantly.
    The commies are famous for revisionist...
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    Re: Pobrecito Gaylord !

    Gaylord update.

    He came out of it fine,, he was up yesterday afternoon, ate all his food, drank a couple gallons of water.

    I put him down for the night with another 20mg of oxycodone, and...
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    Re: Vaccine

    OK,, time for the Montreal story. I may have told it already,, but . . . .

    I had a job in Montreal,, has to be ten years back at least. I showed up at the Canadian border in a rented SUV with...
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    Re: Google News, July 22, 2021

    A lot of push back from the commie socialist rags and news services.

    If I had Rosario's phone number I would offer to write something complementary if she would agree to pave the last 5km of the...
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    Re: All Hail - Land Cruiser

    "There are two rust spots but I will patch those temporarily and let the body work wizards in Nicaragua clean up those properly with a good touch up paint job this winter. "


    At ten...
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