NOAA is a government agency and stands for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Many people think NOAA is just weather but these folks have some of the most amazing super computers and satellites that help to provide data both above and below ground to monitor anything and […]
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Top 10 Emergency Preparedness Tips
With September being the month of National Preparedness we wanted to give you a short checklist of what to do for being prepared: 1. Know your area and what disasters you might encounter – this will help you plan appropriately 2. Create a plan (even something as basic as knowing exit routes and local emergency numbers) […]
Keep Your Family Safe – Prepare Ahead of Time
Not many people are really prepared for a disaster, especially in areas where they aren’t common. Maybe folks in areas where there are regular hurricanes, tornadoes or winter storms that shut everything down have a good handle on being prepared or people like the Preppers, but the rest of us find it easy to slack on […]
Spring is Here!
Well, at least in Northern California it is. The daffodils and tulips have been blooming and now the Rhododendrons are here. With all the rain this past winter things are looking more beautiful than ever. We are so fortunate and blessed to live where we do. We swear we aren’t trying to rub it into our […]
April is Earthquake Preparedness Month, Are You Ready for the “Big One”?
As I just drifted off to sleep that Sunday evening, suddenly I heard the wine rack rattling and felt the bed shaking and shifting. I quickly sat up and yelled to my husband “We are having an earthquake!” He calmly said “It’s ok. It will be over soon.” The light fixture continued to sway at […]