Tag Archives: preparedness

Unexpected Favorite Gifts

“What was your favorite gift this year?” I overheard that at the office, the day after Christmas. Thoughts run faster than words, and my mind sprinted along, but without gaining traction. About the time I was wondering at not having … Continue reading

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Causes Effects And Eclipses

Pardon me as I take a sip. Ah, the clink of ice cubes in a glass. Yesterday, there was an eclipse. Today marked a change in the seasons. Both involved community, simple pleasures, and an excuse to pause and consider. … Continue reading

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My Incomplete Emergency Kit

Chile was hit by an 8.3 earthquake, and then a 15 foot tsunami. They killed 12 people. The news is already fading, possibly because the death toll wasn’t higher. The one million Chileans who had to evacuate, undoubtedly are very … Continue reading

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Time Saving Tips

The first was inspired by the Sendai Earthquake and Tsunami. I realized that such an overlooked notion like being prepared was actually a time saver. Then I realized it was just one of a similar set of simple acts, and … Continue reading

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What Me Worry

Yep. I live over an earthquake fault, have to drive through a tsunami zone to get home, am within about a hundred miles of three large volcanoes, and live on an island that is only tied to the mainland by … Continue reading

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