Category Archives: Disaster Preparation

Disaster Preparations and Recovery: Preserving Memories

I noticed headlines about the loss of hundreds millions of dollars of art from the flooding of New York Art Galleries.  I had already been thinking of ways we all need to prepare for disasters ourselves. I have written about … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Continues – For Many People…

As I write today, our weather has turned much colder.  I know most of the people affected by the Superstorm (formerly known as Hurricane) Sandy are also being affected by early cold weather. I talked to dad about the storm … Continue reading

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Aftermath of a Storm — Preparing for Future Disasters

When I saw dad today, he was sitting in the lobby as he often is. The Assisted Living Facility had full power today. I was told the electricity was restored yesterday. I don’t know if dad even realized it had … Continue reading

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