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You all probably know that a large explosion on Monday in WV killed 25 people and left four missing. They haven't been able to get to the shelters to see if they're alive because there's too much methane in the mine. The cold air that is rushing in will make more methane in the mine. It turns out that mine has had an an amazing number of problems and has been fined for many, but hasn't paid all. We have other ways to make energy and we should work on those and stop mining coal.
The weather hit us a half-hour or so ago -- what sounded like hail and thunder is now just rain. The temperature tomorrow is supposed to be in the 60s.
I got up today and as soon as I had the cats fed, I slept in the recliner for two more hours. I wanted to be awake for when Peapod delivered the items they left out last Thursday between 6 and 8pm. As you can see, they're a little slow, probably because of the rain. If it gets much later, I'll call. And as I was proofing this, he arrived, in the rain, with my items.
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