Tag Archives: Be ready now

9-11

I solemnly swear that I will always remember what happened on September 11, 2001. I will not forget. I will not forget that nearly 3,000 of my fellow Americans were murdered in the name of an ideology of hate. I … Continue reading

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Readiness: One Second After

I just finished reading One Second After by William R. Forstchen (in fact, I read it in one sitting last night), and this is a book I must recommend to anyone who cares about being ready for whatever comes next. While Forstchen’s apocalyptic electromagnetic pulse event is flawed in some ways and his aftermath scenario is a […] Continue reading

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Readiness: Some thoughts on Irene

Hurricane Irene has come and gone, leaving a swath of destruction in her wake. The latest reports indicate 21 people died, millions are without power, and the high winds and flooding have probably caused hundreds of millions if not billions in damages on the densely populated East Coast. Yet, it was not as bad as […] Continue reading

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Readiness: Change to weekly readiness posts

Due to a combination of lack of time and lack of response, I am changing the format of my weekly readiness posts to monthly posts. Further, the “Be ready now” posts will become part of the “Readiness Watch” post. My plan is to post on the first Monday of each month starting with July. If […] Continue reading

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Readiness: Change to weekly readiness posts

Due to a combination of lack of time and lack of response, I am changing the format of my weekly readiness posts to monthly posts. Further, the “Be ready now” posts will become part of the “Readiness Watch” post. My plan is to post on the first Monday of each month starting with July. If […] Continue reading

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