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Same Theme, Different Context–and a Reminder How Far Back I Really Go in Disaster Recovery

Funny, life sometimes takes us full circle, even without our realization–until something puts us in a “deja-vu” moment. Then we realize we’ve been there before, and though under different circumstances, we know there is a reason why we are in … Continue reading

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Back to My Roots: Towns, Farms/Agribusinesses–the Folks Who Feed Us–Must be Included in Resilience

I am the son of a farmer.  Although I did not grow up on a farm, my dad had three, and owned a commercial hatchery–a factory that produced living things–baby chicks–literally by the millions, which is incredible for me to … Continue reading

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Why EVERYONE Needs “Extreme Weather”…The Book, That Is!

Growing up in the southern U.S., I have encountered my share of extreme weather events.  But never an earthquake.  Last year, in a town less than 25 miles from my childhood home, a series of earthquakes damaged homes and businesses, … Continue reading

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Resilience–A Buzzword, Yes–But Also So Much More

re·sil·ience (noun)  the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after an adverse and/or disruptive event–Merriam Webster Dictionary. Please hang on to that definition.  We’ll need it soon. But first, and a first for me, a personal note.  Apologies all … Continue reading

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