Bites has been busy shoveling out the basement and running the bathtub full of water, so pardon the absence.
But now, with Metro water supplies in pretty good shape, there's no reason to panic. But don't turn on the dishwasher yet. Instead, do something your instincts have always urged you to do: re-use that CD spindle case. Admit it: you've always cried a little inside when you had to throw one out. From Gizmodo, this idea for putting them to good use.
At least one commenter also uses the top as a cereal bowl, while another warns of biphenols in non-food-grade packaging.
I admit to running a bathtub full of water on Sunday, and I saw someone buying four cases of bottled water yesterday at Trader Joe's. What are you doing for water conservation During The Other Situation 2010?