Friday, August 10, 2012

If you want to survive an emergency, look to yourself, not the Government

Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath said what I could not have said convincingly in ten thousand words: The government cannot protect you in a major emergency. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a hurricane, a terrorist attack, or a burglar breaking into your home in the dead of night. It does not matter whether it’s a Republican or Democrat in the White House. In the end, you—and only you—have the power to protect yourself and your family when everything is on the line. To assume otherwise is to dangle your family into the swirling caldron of unpredictable Nature, terrorists, and criminals....Read more here....

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Predicting The Weather

Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated technology to help them predict the weather, people made forecasts based on their observations of the sky, animals, and nature.
Many of the traditional sayings they used, called proverbs, are accurate. Try out some old-fashioned forecasting—that still works today!
Click for the full story at almanac.com