“My Diabetes Emergency Plan”

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimated that 22.3 million people were living with type 1 or type 2 Diabetes in the United States. In fact, Dr. John Anderson of the ADA states, “I know of no other disease that is … Read More

What I Learned from Watching TV

Holy cow. Sometimes people in TV shows are soooo frustrating. I mean, seriously, people, think a little bit.  I was watching The Walking Dead and some emergency preparedness lessons really hit home. So in the show, a horde of zombies … Read More

Emergency Plan for Pets

Today as I was looking through a few news sites online I ran across an interesting article from CNN about making sure you have an emergency plan set up for your pets. I was mostly surprised by how similar the suggestions for … Read More

Getting Started

Many people ask, “Where do I begin when it comes to Emergency Preparedness?” We’d answer that question by saying that the first thing you should do is to get information first. Information is the most valuable tool to have in … Read More

Heirloom and Non-Hybrid Garden Seeds

We have encountered a lot of recent discussions about Heirloom and non-hybrid garden seeds. One of the most important characteristics of Heirloom seeds is that they are open-pollinating non-hybrid seeds. What does this mean, and why is this so important … Read More

5-minute Evacuation

My wife and I recently celebrated our 18th anniversary at a local bed and breakfast. While eating breakfast we met a very nice lady from Santa Barbara. She is a ballet dance instructor at UCSB and was in town for … Read More

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