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An irregular marking on the exterior of Native American pottery: usually resulting from burning fuel coming in direct contact with the vessel during firing

Monday, 29 August 2016

Alarm in the Morning

South of Atlanta

The RV LP gas alarm goes off with a screech at 3:30 AM. That can be caused by a failing alarm, a propane leak, human flatulence, battery fumes or any number of other causes.

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Usually you can smell propane due to a chemical odorant (usually ethylmercaptan) which is added as a safety measure. I can't smell anything.


I turn off the propane at the tank, but the alarm keeps going off.


Finally, at 5:30 AM I pull out the alarm and cut the wires.


In case you are wondering about the fish pictures, I thought that pictures of the propane alarm would be too boring.


So these are from a 2006 dive on a wall in La Parguerra, Puerto Rico.


Now just waiting for the sun and thinking about the next move.


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