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Beeper Bob

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  • Birthday 02/01/1949

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  1. Hi Bill, I do not understand how you can capture the moonlight during the day without capturing hot sunlight also.
  2. Have a friend with a large ranch in Arizona that was bringing alfalfa in to our area to sell as feed. He was sued because the alfalfa killed several horses. It was determined that the hay had blister beetles in it that is what killed the horses.
  3. Unfortunately some areas of the desert are getting like a Mad Max film. We have the Apple and Lucerne valleys here in Kalifornia that are becoming a waste land of robberies.
  4. Happy Birthday Bill. Today is your lucky day, hope you find a lunker nugget.
  5. WTF, Gold and Diamonds. Strange no indicators in the creek and why are they digging when the gold is all over the ground. But you know that is probably the way it was when the 49er"s first hit the mother load. Got to be fake, but fun to watch.
  6. CORONA Common Sense Since they are calling on Respiratory therapist to help fight the Corona virus, and I am a retired one, too old to work in a hospital setting. I'm gonna share some common sense wisdom with those that have the virus and trying to stay home. If my advice is followed as given you will improve your chances of not ending up in the hospital on a ventilator. This applies to the otherwise generally healthy population, so use discretion. 1. Only high temperatures kill a virus, so let your fever run high. Tylenol, Advil. Motrin, Ibuprofen etc. will bring your fever down allowing the virus to live longer. They are saying that ibuprophen, advil etc will actually exacerbate the virus. Use common sense and don't let fever go over 103 or 104 if you got the guts. If it gets higher than that take your tylenol, not ibuprophen or advil to keep it regulated. It helps to keep house warm and cover up with blankets so body does not have to work so hard to generate the heat. It usually takes about 3 days of this to break the fever. 2. The body is going to dehydrate with the elevated temperature so you must rehydrate yourself regulaly, whether you like it or not. Gatorade with real sugar, or pedialyte with real sugar for kids, works well. Why the sugar? Sugar will give your body back the energy it is using up to create the fever. The electrolytes and fluid you are losing will also be replenished by the Gatorade. If you don't do this and end up in the hospital they will start an IV and give you D5W (sugar water) and Normal Saline to replenish electrolytes. Gatorade is much cheaper, pain free, and comes in an assortment of flavors 3. You must keep your lungs moist. Best done by taking long steamy showers on a regular basis, if your wheezing or congested use a real minty toothpaste and brush your teeth while taking the steamy shower and deep breath through your mouth. This will provide some bronchial dialation and help loosen the phlegm. Force your self to cough into a wet wash cloth pressed firmly over your mouth and nose, which will cause greater pressure in your lungs forcing them to expand more and break loose more of the congestion. 4. Eat healthy and regularly. Gotta keep your strength up. 5. Once the fever breaks, start moving around to get the body back in shape and blood circulating. 6. Deep breath on a regular basis, even when it hurts. If you don't it becomes easy to develope pneumonia. Pursed lip breathing really helps. That's breathing in deep and slow then exhaling through tight lips as if your blowing out a candle, blow until you have completely emptied your lungs and you will be able to breath in an even deeper breath. This helps keep lungs expanded as well as increase your oxygen level. 7. Remember that every medication you take is merely relieving the symptoms, not making you well. 8. If your still dying go to ER. I've been doing these things for myself and my family for over 40 years and kept them out of the hospital, all are healthy and still living today. Thank you all for sharing. We gotta help one another.
  7. On my claim in 1976 out by Last Chance Canyon when the wind blew my partner Bruce and I would hike up the sandy canyon. When the sun was right you could see flakes and small pieces shinning in the sun we would pick them up with tweezers and put them in the bottle. When they expanded Redrock Canyon State park They took most of the claim and put boulders across the bottom of the canyon so we could not drive to our camping spot and dry wash.
  8. Hope you had the best of birthdays!
  9. Hey grubstake I beat you to 71 by 6 days. Have a great birthday! Bob
  10. That is some nice looking iron rich dirt with a sprinkle of quartz. Good eye Cowkiller!
  11. Witching with copper rods worked for me one time. Had a leak in a 4 inch line and the water was coming up through a gopher hole about 12 feet from where I thought the line was. I had put the line in about 25 years ago. I thought the line ran under the middle of the road. After witching it I found it was about 8 ft away from the road middle. Dug down and found the line right where the rods crossed. I had forgotten I moved the road over when we put the vineyard in. Worked for me. Bob
  12. Working at a large vineyard removing grape leafs with my machine. A guy came in to the lot I park my tractor in. He was hired to locate the water lines before they started construction on a winery. He witched them using copper rods. Put flags along all the lines running through the lot, There were quite a few. I asked the owners how well he did, they said he located everyone and did a great job. Bob
  13. Quartz and Rhyolite, wasted your money on a diamond detector.
  14. Have not seen you for years. Last time was out at the Dale with the WSPA. Happy Birthday!
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