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...

Getting Out Of A Flooded Car!

With levees getting ready to crest in New Orleans and record rain on the way, this is important. Almost all of us live near water. Even those in desert areas know how quickly a flash flood can cut across a road. Do you know how to get out of a sinking car? How to...
The Pinkertons are Planning for Disaster

The Pinkertons are Planning for Disaster

Yes, the Pinkertons. When I saw the image with the pink paintballs in the NY Times article, I thought it was some kind of joke; I didn’t think of the Pinkerton Agency. I didn’t even know it still existed. So I didn’t read the article until last...