Category Archives: Emergency Prep

Benefit Concert (Mexico and Puerto Rico)

Benefit Concert for the relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico Saturday, October 7 at 3:00 pm Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois Suggested donations taken at the door: Adults $10, Children $5 Additional donations are appreciated. Cash … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Recovery Coach Academy Training

The North Country Health Consortium is pleased to announce the second and last of two 5-day intensive Recovery Coach Academy trainings to provide students with the skills to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or … Continue reading

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Artwork

I’m rather happy with this composition.   And hey, fake news!  Who knew that would be a thing?

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Shots

I got my flu shot, how ’bout you? I got my flu shot, how ’bout you? I got my flu shot, how ’bout you? Skip to my Lou, my darling.

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To Know the Day or Hour

In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town by Richard Adams Carey 19 August is the anniversary of the attack on Colebrook, NH. This isn’t really a book review.  Nor is it a reminiscence.   I’ve written more extensively … Continue reading

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Emergency Resources for Mass Events

Following the event in Orlando… resources: http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov Disaster Distress Helpline: Overview * The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is a program of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) which provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in … Continue reading

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Tea Or Sex…

… and how to tell the difference. A video on consent from the Thames Valley (UK) Police.  

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Orlando Shooting

  Equity Florida has a GoFundMe for victims of the Pulse Nightclub terror attack. Equality Florida, the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization is collecting contributions via this GoFundMe page to support the victims of the … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Just for SETI Any More

Distributed computing –lots of small machines emulating one gosh-darned big one — is a thing.  Used to be that pretty much the only thing happening was SETI At Home, where you could be part of a project looking for extraterrestrial … Continue reading

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More on the Bookstore Project

Here’s my process for finding Independent Bookstores for my TomTom Navigator set of Points of Interest: 1) Find the name/address of an independent bookstore. 2) Google it. (All too often, the most recent hit will be a local newspaper story … Continue reading

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