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Are Your Pets Prepared for an Emergency?

By Lucinda Knudson

With the recent Napa earthquake, many of us are suddenly aware that we are nowhere near being prepared for disasters such as this. 626 more words


Gather Wood

(A Dirge)

gather wood
for your fires
gather wood to burn
but don’t pick wood
that’s wet
or rotten
for it will not burn 204 more words


Post-Apocalypse and our Fear of the Unknown

A brief announcement before I begin this week’s post: Wolfen is well on the way with edits, and doing great! I should have a release date to share in the coming weeks, so stay tuned! 891 more words

On Writing

How 10 Seconds Could Save Lives During Earthquakes

Ten seconds could save your life. That’s the message from researchers developing an early-warning system in California that could eventually alert the public an earthquake is about to hit. 712 more words

Wine Claims

The Niagara region on the northeast U.S.-Canada border is home to more than 80 wineries.

Twenty years ago there was less than a third of that number. 2,651 more words


Earthquake Country

The first time I felt an earthquake was in Philadelphia, in August 2011. It was the “once-in-a-century” East Coast earthquake that freaked out all of us who are used to the predictable nature of hurricanes and blizzards; the exaggerated visibility of tornadoes and hail storms. 562 more words