Xi said: "China is Battling a Demon Virus"

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I don't think I could control a pressure canner adequately over an open fire. When pressure goes up/down, that can cause siphoning in the jars. Perhaps on a wood stove, if it had adequate surface area. But... how many of us have such a stove in our homes?
 

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They just confirmed a case in Massachusetts. That's a bit too close for comfort! I'm avoiding overly populated public areas because it's flu season anyway but this is another reason to continue that.

DH and I were talking about what we need to do/change for an emergency situation. We have propane heat, but we have a woodstove in his shop we could easily put in the house. We have a generator but we'd like to get a solar setup big enough to run the hydroponic garden and freezer.
 

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China’s increasingly drastic anti-disease controls started with the Jan. 23 suspension of plane, bus and train links to Wuhan, an industrial center of 11 million people. The lockdown has spread to surrounding cities.

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China criticized the U.S. controls, which it said contradicted the WHO’s appeal to avoid travel bans, and “unfriendly comments” that Beijing was failing to cooperate.

“Just as the WHO recommended against travel restrictions, the U.S. rushed to go in the opposite way. Certainly not a gesture of goodwill,” said foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.



Clearly a case of double speak, or cognitive dissonance!
 

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yes! Very much this! ^^ My brother gave me some reusable Tattler lids. I haven't tried them yet. Most are regular mouth and all my jars are wide mouth. So... I am not sure. Do I want the ease of all one size more than I want reusable canning jar lids?
My pint jars are regular, quart jars are wide mouth. I have a few regular mouth quart jars, but that makes them hard to clean.
 

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I applaud our President for not giving a hoot about protecting the reputation of a Communist country, and PROTECTING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. Avoid travel bans? WTF?
 

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I applaud our President for not giving a hoot about protecting the reputation of a Communist country, and PROTECTING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. Avoid travel bans? WTF?
Pelosi and top Dem candidates rip into Trump over travel ban expansion. What more do I need to know that the POTUS did the right thing?
 
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