Carolyn has written some articles which we refer to on our Facebook page fairly often and also during our year long challenges. You can read the articles here - as well as print them for your emergency binders.
DON'T FORGET THE BIRDS
Birthdays are always fun for our family, so when we called our grandson to wish him a happy birthday we were surprised at the course of the conversation. Our call went something like this:
Me: How has your day been?
RJ: Great! They even sang happy birthday to me in my English class.
Me: Is your birthday bash in full swing yet?
RJ: No, we are waiting for word from the firefighters before we can get started.
Me: What? The fire department!
RJ: Yes, the hill behind our house is on fire and we are ready to evacuate.
Dealing with Uninvited Guests: A Preparedness Plan for Home Invasion
We have all seen movies and television shows portraying home burglaries that filled us with horror. The idea of someone coming into our home while a family member is home is terrifying. Fortunately most burglars are looking to steal your belongings, not harm you. They want to get in and out quickly and unnoticed.
Stranded During Winter Weather
None of us plan to get in trouble, but for the unfortunate or careless, trouble finds them anyway. A student driving home for Christmas at the end of Fall semester takes a wrong turn and ends up stranded
Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter
Winter storms can lead to increased accidents and to hours or days stranded in your car. Don’t be caught wishing you had taken the time to get those vehicles ready.
Take your car to the shop for routine maintenance. Check the oil, antifreeze, windshield washing fluid, wiper blades, hoses and belts. Repair or replace anything that needs attention.