Index of Articles

Index of Articles

NEWSPAPER RELEASE INDEX *   Articles can be received (3 articles per page / 3 pages per file) by e-mail from wglenweeks@comcast.net Water Storage – the #l strategic resource. (Water, Purpose) Water Storage – the (4) elements of water storage. (Food, Perspective) Smart Shopping –Comparison-shopping to guard expenses. (Water, Process) Value – the price of anything is . . . (Perspective, Principle) Old Habits are Hard to Break – the drive-up window. (Food, Perspective) Diet – Store what you eat.  Eat…

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Sizable Seismic Events

Sizable Seismic Events

Emergency Preparedness – Sizable Seismic Events      Worldwide 284,010 people died in 2004, and 89,354 in 2005, in earthquakes, Utah’s biggest threat.    An earthquake is Mother Nature exercising her option to reshuffle resources.  She is quite regular about it, too.  During the week ending 2/3/2006, there were 146 quakes in the world of 2.5+, 62 quakes were greater than 4.0, and one was 6.7 on the Richter scale.  Of the total, 85 quakes were in the US with…

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Imagine Life Without a Toothbrush

Imagine Life Without a Toothbrush

Emergency Preparedness – Imagine Life Without a Toothbrush      At the beginning of the 20th Century two things were certain:  the average American family of four had one toothbrush per household, and that family was lucky to have two full sets of teeth between them.    The greatest advances in oral hygiene have been made in just the last 70 years.  Exported Chinese hog bristles made it possible for toothbrushes to be cheap.  Tooth powder (a big step up…

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Toiletology 101

Toiletology 101

Emergency Preparedness – Toiletology 101      There is disagreement over who was the inventor of the modern flush toilet – Thomas Crapper (1837-1910), an English sanitary engineer, or Sir John Harrington, another Englishman of the 16th Century.    At the end of World War I fewer than 30% of U.S. homes had bathrooms and returning G.I.s began to bring plumbing indoors, privy to the influences of Mr. Crapper and Mr. John encountered in Europe. This invention, largely ignored, has…

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Of Power Outages and Pipes

Of Power Outages and Pipes

Emergency Preparedness – Of Power Outages and Pipes      Power outages in winter months not only make you uncomfortable when furnace controls are knocked out, but the important “liquid functions” of your life can get really messed up, too.    The fuel company shuns the suggestion of turning on stovetop or oven burners as a heat source, or using kerosene heaters.  Open flame units consume oxygen for respiration and can dangerously foul unventilated interior environments.  However, fireplace or wood…

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WHEAT MAY NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU, MAN ! ! !

WHEAT MAY NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU, MAN ! ! !

Emergency Preparedness – WHEAT MAY NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU, MAN ! ! !      Thomas Brunoski, MD and specialist in food allergies and nutritional medicine in Westport, Connecticut, says of gluten intolerance (also known as Celiac disease), “. . .more than two million Americans may be gluten-intolerant, and most don’t know it.  When such a person eats gluten – found in wheat, rye, and barley – the small intestine becomes inflamed and nutrients are not absorbed properly.  Classic…

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Understanding the Evils of Weevils

Understanding the Evils of Weevils

Emergency Preparedness – Understanding the Evils of Weevils      “They are all over.  They must have come in somehow from outside,” said my mother to the installer.     “We’ll underlay your new cabinets with DDT and your kitchen will be weevil free forever,” he replied.    DDT was not the answer.  Why?  Because microscopic insect eggs are in all grain products from the field and no amount of processing or refining can get them out.  With heat for incubation…

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Think a Gallon of Gas is Expensive?

Think a Gallon of Gas is Expensive?

Emergency Preparedness – Think a Gallon of Gas is Expensive?      A 16 oz. Diet Snapple costs $1.29, or $10.32 per gallon.  A 20 oz. Gatorade is $1.59, or $10.17 a gallon.  With the most “real fruit juice”, a 16 oz. Ocean Spray is only $1.25, or $10.00 a gallon.    Get sick and you’re in real trouble.  A 1.5 oz. bottle of Scope is $.99, or $84.48 a gallon, Pepto Bismol (4 oz. at $3.85) is $123.20 per…

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Anyone Need an Abacus?

Anyone Need an Abacus?

Emergency Preparedness – Anyone Need an Abacus?      Time was then memory was something you lost with age, an application was filled out for employment, a program was a TV show, a cursor used very bad language, a keyboard was on a piano, a web was a spider’s home, a virus caused the flu, a CD was a bank savings account, a hard drive was a grueling road trip, a mouse pad was where a mouse lived, and bits…

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www.seniordirectories.com

www.seniordirectories.com

Emergency Preparedness – www.seniordirectories.com      Feel like you are getting older and you can’t do much about it?  75-80 million Americans will reach retirement age in the next 10 years and services for the aging will increase.  If you don’t need them now, you will – or someone you know will (mom, dad, uncle Harry, your Home Teaching or RSVT widow).    Foresightful Senior Directories is the first Utah publication to make available a listing of State, Federal, and…

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