Category Archives: Emergency

Emergency Lessons – Don’t Wait

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Emergencies don’t wait for you to be prepared before they spring up. They have their own … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Get To Know Your Neighbors

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Communities usually come together when an emergency hits. There’s safety in numbers and assisting one another … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Leave The Lights On. And a TV

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. This is is a fairly simple idea.  When forced to evacuate your home lock up and … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Photograph and Video Everything in Your House

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Whatever level of preparedness you apply before a disaster, there is a chance that much of … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Make a List, Check it Twice

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. The community of Glen Ellen, north of Sonoma, was hard hit by the 2017 fires.  Jack … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Never Let Your Gas Tank Hover Near Empty

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Emergencies often involve large migrations of people.  That means more people on the road than normal … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Scan All Family Photos

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. In the aftermath of the 2017 Northern California Wildfires a local news site posted a poignant … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Backup Your Computer To The Cloud

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. More and more of our daily lives are recorded and tracked on our personal computers.  In … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Store Containers of Water

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Not all emergencies call for getting out of town fast.  In some cases the emergency is … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Segregate Important Documents

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. When one has to evacuate in an emergency that is not the best time to decide … Continue reading

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