Be Informed

You’re at home.  In the distance, you hear a siren.  Not a police or fire siren but an odd horn type siren.  What does it mean?  Do you know what you should do? – FEMA and Homeland Security’s Preparedness website – lists 3 key steps to preparedness.  One of[Read more]

Prepared Not Scared

Storms knock out all the utilities.  You are alone with a small child.  Would you be prepared? In September of 2009, I was at home alone with my then 15 month old daughter, Phoebe. The area had been having heavy rains for several days. During a storm a couple of[Read more]