Tag Archives: emergency preparedness

Sandy Says

“It’s better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.” — Jackie Joyner Kersee It is my fervent wish that everyone in the northeast hunker down and stay safe for the next few days. It is also … Continue reading

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Those Important Things You Keep Putting Off

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” — William James They’re important. Those nagging must-do’s that are always in the back of your mind. Your will. The emergency preparations. A first aid kit. Learning … Continue reading

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Earthly Preparations

“Be prepared.” — Boy Scout Motto I’d like to say that my family is fully prepared for an earthquake. After all,  we have an emergency kit with food, water, and other necessities. Yet, after watching a webinar on earthquake preparedness, … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 344 – Not For The Faint Of Heart

“Little children, headache; big children, heartache.” —  Italian Proverb When the Beatles entered a room, teenage girls fainted. That has never happened to me … … until tonight. Our family walked in the front door of our local shopping mall tonight … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 326 – The Courage To Give

“It took three days and three nights to bury the dead on the battlefield …” “With faces black with the flies that swarmed about their wounds, men gazed around them, wild-eyed and helpless…” “Would it not be possible, in time … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 319 – Volunteering Is Fun. Alarmingly So.

“I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun. “ — Thomas Edison When I speak, everyone jumps. At least today they did. We ran an office evacuation drill, but since the building managers wouldn’t sound the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 312 – Preparing For Change

“Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I performed CPR today, but I didn’t save a life. My “victim” was a training dummy brought in by the first … Continue reading

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