Quick Oops

Saltpeter is not sodium nitrate, it’s potassium nitrate.  Sorry, but I never took high school chemistry and all those compounds sound alike to me.

About tamisrenteria

Tamis Renteria, author and anthropologist, writes novels and short stories about people struggling with different religious, spiritual, and cultural traditions. She lives with her husband and youngest son in Tucson, Arizona where she types on a Mac, cooks ethnic food, and gardens among the sahuaros.
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One Response to Quick Oops

  1. Amy says:

    Sodium, potassium, nitrate, schmitrate . . . I’m just in awe of your dedicated search for saltpeter. A compounding pharmacy, even! I don’t know when I’ve worked that hard for ANYTHING!

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