Mix it on the balcony. It’ll help to keep peace! Pour just a small amount of powder into the water, mix it up, then repeat with a small amount, mix, keep doing until it is all mixed. I usually mix until the water is pretty clear until adding more powder. Your wife would cringe at the thought how I mix up my photog chemicals .
I agree, lots of stuff around worse than photography chemicals. Some can be controlled while others can be a challenge.
Use common sense.
Long time sgo, in the Navy, saied up to Vwncouver. Beautiful place. Nice folks.
By the way, congrats on the addition to your family.
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