Storm Surge and the Power of Water

Storm Surge and the Power of Water

We used to live on Hilton Head Island, along the Intracoastal Water Way. Our house was on one of the highest points of the entire island. 12 feet above sea level. Seriously. When you look at a flood map, the ENTIRE island is a flood zone. Yet, many of the people who...
Hurricane Dorian is Unprecedented and It’s More than just Wind

How To Prepare for and Survive a Hurricane

Evacuate. That sounds so simple, yet just today I read an article while researching about a family killed because they refused a mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Sandy. Their house had been robbed when they evacuated previously and they didn’t want that to happen...
How Do Delusion Events Fool Us?

How Do Delusion Events Fool Us?

Part of Stuff Doesn’t Just Happen: The Gift of Failure, currently free on Kindle, is defining what a delusion event is and how it pays a role in bringing about disaster. A delusion event is more commonly called a “close call”. How often have we had...
How Do Delusion Events Fool Us?

What Disaster Led To Propane Having An Odor? FREE today

Why did the Titanic sink? It started long before the iceberg. What events long before launch led to the Apollo 13 accident and miraculous return? The disaster at Little Big Horn had it seeds long before Custer rode down to the Greasy Grass River. How many homicides...
Why Does Propane Have An Odor?

Why Does Propane Have An Odor?

We know its in order to smell leaks, but what happened that someone realized this needed to be done? A terrible disaster. Unfortunately, that is usually the case. But that is why there is a gift in every failure. So that we learn. In this case, the event was the New...