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100 items that may disappear early + A food coop active in 30 states + A thread on cracked feed corn + A thread on stove top breads + Access to low-tech sustainable living information + Cleaning wheat + Coffee substitutes + Cooking and canning in a pressure cooker + Corona grain mill + Dehydrating spinach (plus some recipes and uses for spinach flour) + Dehydrating Swiss chard + Edible flowers + Excellent non-commercial site on drinking water + Gardening in bags of potting soil + HAMBURGER ROCKS (HOME DEHYDRATED FRIED HAMBURGER) + How to can butter + How to survive a heart attack when you are alone + Instant refried bean mix + Kiddie wading pool garden + Make your own ranch dressing mix + Mom's famous old Russian sourdough starter + Natural insect repelling plants + Organizing your food storage as meals + Outdoor baking ideas + Planting potatoes + Recipes for making your own pest deterrents + Shoe repair links + Smithfield hams + Tobacco based insect control + Using sprouts + Warning label to be placed on all people who think for themselves

Robert Waldrop

-- robert waldrop (, July 11, 1999



I truly thank you. This is exactly what I come here for.


-- Greybear (, July 11, 1999.

Good site, Robert.

Interesting quote from an article on water from a linked (non-commercial) site, h ttp://

About using water from a swimming pool, chlorine combines with any organics in the water to form THM's, trihalomethanes, and are a KNOWN cancer agent. Also algaecides and more may be present. He did say that in an emergency situation people will do whatever is necessary, even if unpalatable, such as drinking from a mud puddle, but generally, swimming pool water should not be a drinking source.

-- de (del;ewis@Xinetone.ent), July 11, 1999.

Hey de--

I hear what you are saying re: precautions, but let's remember that water is H2O; two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen, and as such, is very stable under most circumstances. So what we have to do is get it into or keep it in, as close to original packaging as possible.

I'm guessing that most people that have a pool, must have sufficient Sun during some portion of the year in order to justify owning it. This leads me to believe that either boiling with solar, or condensating are probably viable procedures for *canning water* from their swimmimg pool reservoir.

-- Michael (, July 11, 1999.

Thank you Robert. Makes me a bit nervous to see how many items I need yet in the top 20 of 100 list!

Preparedness Nuggets 17

Robert Waldrops Print Flyers. Generously offered for anyone to copy and distribute when an emergancy happens in your area.

S.H.A.R.E.Food Co-op. This was of interest to me. The page for my areas local contacts was down for updating, but I will return.

-- Lilly (, July 13, 1999.

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