Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year Everyone

I hope you will find inspiration and hope in this Navy photo to bring into the New Year.  I love this one.  Do you?  God bless America! New Sailors become American citizens GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Dec. 19, 2012) Recruits take … Continue reading

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HCVets June 9-16, 2013 gathering in Indiana

HCVets is such a wonderful resource.  They are organizing a (non-profit) net-working retreat for veterans called “HugFest 2013.”   Housing is in private rooms in two large riverfront cabins.   There is a food fund but I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Combat casualty research a poor excuse for DoD upscale vacations

Apparently, the Secretary of Defense approves DoD sponsored conferences like the 2012 Military Health System Research Symposium.   The attendees of this beachfront party at  Marriot Beach Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale must be hoping the 2013 conference will be … Continue reading

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WORKING AROUND COBRAS

Along about August of 1971, A buddy and I were tasked with cleaning out the ICS warehouse at T-11 upcountry (where we called home). ICS was the Intercontinental Communications System or something like that. It’s been too long to remember. … Continue reading

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CANOE CLUB DENIED PRESUMPTIVE AO COVERAGE

Isn’t it amazing how a “tactical herbicide” (Agent Orange, Blue, Pink, White, Green, Purple) can miraculously fall to the ground at the water’s edge and not enter the Gulf of Tonkin? Or in the alternative, that it can run off during the … Continue reading

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How to deactivate freeze-dried HCV

What does it take to kill HCV in freeze-dried “coagulaion factor concentrates” like Factor VIII (for Hemophilia A). Unfortunately, the freeze-drying process itself doesn’t do the job. (In a machine, freeze it to perhaps −50 °C/-58 F; lower pressure; water … Continue reading

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PRICELESS FACEBOOK

This is why I get up in the morning. My kind of humor.  

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Instant HCV?

There’s always something new to learn about HCV transmission routes.  There are various reports about how long HCV can remain infectious on surfaces–wet or dry. When I think about blood, I think about it in its liquid state first.  But … Continue reading

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TENNESSEE BREATHALIZER

Member Cal spotted this one. I was pulled over twice this way and both times managed to convince the cop not to haul me in. It was back in the era just prior to breathalyzers, of course. This true story … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS ON THE MALL

Great shot of the east leg to the Washington Monument. I found it on my facepage Few things affect me like this wall.  

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