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pills in fires and floods

After several weeks of hearing about one disaster after another – the hurricanes in Texas and Puerto Rico and Florida – and now waking for a week and a half to skies full of smoke from fires burning to the north of us, I started to wonder about mental health in a disaster.  370 more words

North Korea missile alert manga produced by Japanese government office

The cartoon might look cute and colourful, but the message it conveys is frightening. 825 more words


Disaster Prep #1: Vices

I’ve decided to do a weekly disaster prep tip, starting today. I am only committing to 52, though. No I am not an expert, but I would like to share what I know, read and/or learn to encourage myself and others to be more prepared in case of a disaster. 139 more words

Life Is Learning

Photographing Something Different - Resilient JC

On Covering Stories I Don’t Usually Cover

I usually photograph (and write about) the HIV and AIDS community and the LGBTQ community, and often photograph ad campaigns for small businesses and nonprofits, again, mostly related to HIV or LGBTQ, and also fitness and such. 532 more words

Event Photography

Hurricane Harvey; an opportunity for giving back and moving forward

It has been several months since my last post. While my own life has been slightly more chaotic due to the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017, it is nothing in comparison to struggles of those caught directly in its path. 936 more words


The Great Oregon ShakeOut

October 19th 2017 10:19 a.m.

2017 ShakeOut!

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19* during… 74 more words