Re: [XTalk] Delayed replies
- At 12:03 PM 7/14/2006, you wrote:
>To Gordon Raynal, Brian Trafford, Bob Schacht and Apolonia Latar,Ted,
>I regret that my replies to your posts have been delayed. On Wednesday,
>our area experienced 8" of torrential rain, (3 and 1/2" in 1 and 1/2 hours).
>The run-off water produced such pressure on our overtaxed sewer system that
>waterspouts rose from street drains on some streets.. The result was that
>the pressure of run-off water caused a sewer drain back-up to flood my
>finished basement, ruining carpeting, furniture and wall-board, and
>waterlogging almost 400 of close to a thousand of my books (on church
>history, theology, ethics, world religions, etc) stored in cardboard
>boxes ---when I moved here two years ago --- until such time as I could
>build adequate shelving for them. Fortunately, all my books on biblical
>studies were already shelved upstairs in my office. Thus, I have been
>spending the last two days trying to tendAs to the disaster and drying out as
>many books as I can.
My sympathies! I went through a similar disaster in 1982. For hard to
replace or otherwise precious books, Freeze them! Ask librarians.
Dry them out as fast as you can.
>I will return to your posts in response to my thread on "MethodologicalThat can wait!
>presupposition . . . " as soon as I can.