Re: Not bad at Infoage
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bob Schwier <schwepes2002@...> wrote:
> Anyway, for history buffs, this is probably what happenedThat's what you get when Realtors run a town :-)
> to the Raleigh colony. You notice that they built their village
> on the parcel of land most likely to get a hurricane.
"this is a pretty place for a house, just look at the view!"
Yes, I can watch the storm coming right at me!
> The survivors probably went inland and went nativeThe History channel has a series "before Columbus"
> as there were later reports of NC and Virginia Indians
> with blue eyes or light hair.
speculating all about who was here first, how and why.
Of course, the answer is "just about everyone was here first!"
Happily I didn't catch the episode blaming UFOs.
> From: Evan Koblentz <evan@...>*sigh* All of the basement, or just the IXR side?
> Heard from Fred and Steve.
> InfoAge only had minimal damage.
> Inch or two of water in the hotel basement
I was hoping we'd have abated that with the sandbags,
but that depended on electrical power for the pumps.
> Also: Fred noted that the basement waterI infer that means power was lost :-(
> could have been prevented if the sump pumps
> had been attached to backup generators.
How long must something stay submerged
to qualify for the shipwreck museum :-)
> The History channel has a series "before Columbus" speculating allI recommend a book called "1491" about that subject. It's very good.
> about who was here first, how and why. Of course, the answer is "just
> about everyone was here first!"
> *sigh* All of the basement, or just the IXR side?I don't know. But as you know, all of * our * valuable stuff was more
than a few inches off the ground.
> I was hoping we'd have abated that with the sandbags, but thatCorrect.
> depended on electrical power for the pumps
> I infer that means power was lost :-(Yes. All of Wall Township. It wasn't an InfoAge thing.