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  1. Those are further along than ours at the moment. They are hard to harvest. I know I pick several gallons just to get enough for a pie or two. The same thing happens with strawberries.
  2. @Lumber_Jack , all of our catalpa trees are around creek bottoms. Google doesn’t say that is a requirement. Is that just a fluke of our farm? mark
  3. I think Kevin Collins works Blount county. Google lists him as Collins land surveying. 865-577-1140. He has looked at multiple sites for me and has been quite helpful.
  4. Santayana would be proud @DaveTN
  5. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/21/838794281/study-raises-questions-about-false-negatives-from-quick-covid-19-test a quick little read to entertain you this morning.
  6. It should not be assumed to be a false negative. It is all in the context of the situation. Rarely do we (humans) make a decision based on a single point of information. The test is just one point of information. Symptoms, disease activity in the area, timing, and yes our own experiences all combine to form a picture. Do we get the picture wrong sometimes? Absolutely! However, when you see this number of deaths congregated, most likely you have a common cause. Have some of these deaths been from something other than covid. Probably. “Tens of thousands” is highly unlikely. Stay safe. A high percentage of us on here (older, male, other medical issues) are at greatest risk with this thing.
  7. I think you have come to the wrong conclusion. The goal of social distancing is to slow the spread of the illness. By itself, it will not halt the spread of the illness. Now, as to how this could occur, there are multiple possibilities. Coronavirus is a large family of viruses. Although most common colds are rhinovirus; coronavirus, parainfluenza, and rsv are all fairly common agents as well. It isn’t clear if he has covid-19 or one of the other coronaviruses. Any test will have a false positive and false negative rate. Recently, the cdc has said perhaps as much as 20% of our current tests are falsely negative. I have not seen any of the labs quote their false positive rates. It is not clear if the covid-19 virus has a transmission vector other than humans. If it has an animal vector, this may be the mode of transmission. Recent MIT research suggests a much greater distance of spread than the 6 feet that we use when discussing influenza. Lastly, there are many things that I known that have been proven totally wrong. Therefore, absolutely nothing I have said may, in the end, be correct. In a handgun class I took a few years ago, the instructor kept talking about time and distance. That seems to be good advice here, also. Spend as little time with crowds as possible and stay as far away from crowds as possible. May you all stay safe.
  8. A shout out to @GlockSpock and @Lumber_Jack for their efforts in getting the wife and I some new old tunes for the turntable. I appreciate their efforts. Mark
  9. I am not an electrician. Does that mean they have a shared neutral?
  10. Local guy there by name of bill Andrews. Run like the wind AWAY from him!
  11. TNT tactical in New Tazwell had a matched Anderson set Thursday.
  12. Blood onto the iris needs to be seen ASAP.
  13. If I read your post correctly, you probably have a subscleral hemorrhage. If your not seeing red (literally not metaphysically) from the experience or the redness does not cross into the iris (colored part of eye) this is probably your diagnosis. Subsceral hemorrhages generally resolve spontaneously within a few days without any specific treatment. Good luck with your recovery.
  14. mhmd

    Yellow Jackets!!!

    Having an old house, we will get a nest in the walls every year or two. Tape a shop vac hose right under their take off point, fill the shop vac with couple of gallons of water, turn it on and come back in couple of days to empty. Not as sexy as a gallon of gas, but the house still stands. We had one nest of bumble bees in insulation or kitchen. They would walk out to ledge in kitchen to take flight. A glue trap in their walk path for about a week finished hem off. Interestingly, the bees got smaller as the week went along. I suspect the last few days were the juveniles trying to find momma and poppa.

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