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  •  Hey, back. I believe Miz Cuz should get in here (3+ / 0-)
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    Lorinda Pike, rubyr, Phil S 33

    and answer for her ownself, but the island is yet afloat and the birds sing and rabbits dance.

    Me - I'm feeling agony not to show up in Washington for the XL Pipeline protest and relieved that Thursday's news' speculations about new sheens reported in the Gulf do not seem to have turned into the big story we are hoping never to hear.

    "Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. - Dag Hammarskjold

    by DawnN on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 07:20:25 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, that oil sheen business was a stomach (3+ / 0-)
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      turner. Big relief about that, if they're telling the truth, that is.

      Ahhhhh!!! Birds singing and rabbits dancing!! Lovely.  

      "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

      by rubyr on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 08:16:49 PM PDT

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    •  I'm hoping that it was just a sheen (3+ / 0-)
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      DawnN, rubyr, Phil S 33

      and we've all become hyper-vigilant. There are often little slicks out there, especially around rigs, and there are some natural seeps. I used to dive around the rigs, and a little color in the water wasn't unusual, and would dissipate fairly quickly.

      :::fingers crossed:::

      Du er ikke å ødelegge vårt demokrati og vårt arbeid for en bedre verden. (You're not destroying our democracy and our work for a better world.) --- Norway Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

      by Lorinda Pike on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 09:14:51 PM PDT

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