In the event of a disaster, whether tornado, snow storm, hurricane or other disaster, you will need to have an emergency kit. You also need to designate an out of town contact for all family members to call to check in afterwards to make sure everyone is accounted for. Have this ready to go at all times. Reevaluate every … Read More
I received this today from Adam H. Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, and wanted to share. Our hearts go out to those affected in the most recent bombings in Boston and the explosion in West, Texas. Beware of those trying to take money for false purpose. “I’m deeply saddened by the recent events in Boston, MA and West, TX. During … Read More
For those of you getting ready for the winter storm, here are some tips to help. Make sure to stay indoors during the storm and if you must go outside, wear plenty of layers and cover your mouth to protect your lungs. Prepare your home and family Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; … Read More
It’s that time of year again when parents are getting their young adults ready to go to college. Whether they are going to another town, state or country, here are five important questions to ask: Do they know the difference between organizing, cleaning and disinfecting? Organizing is finding a place for everything; cleaning is removing the dirt, dust and grime; … Read More
Time really does fly! Once again we are faced with Hurricane Season. It starts June 1st and ends November 30th. Are you prepared? Today and tomorrow I will send out information that will not only help you to prepare, but give you information about evacuation and returning home. Hurricane prep: Make plans to secure your property. Permanent storm shutters offer … Read More
My good friend read my book “The 4-1-1 on Life Skills” and wrote about it on her blog at http://www.bookorbust.blogspot.com/. She has a terrific blog and I hope that you will visit it and read the post as well as her other posts. Chapter 24 covers Disaster Preparedness just in time!