Tag Archives: survival

Thinking About Conservation

I’ve been closely following the news reports and videos of the precarious situation at Hoover Dam and Lake Mead this summer. The ongoing drought in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah has seriously affected water flows of the Colorado River … Continue reading

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We live on a mostly hostile, but beautiful planet in the hostile but magnificent Universe. It’s wise to remember that nature and the Universe do not have any partiality towards us. Left without out our devices, tools, and shelter, humans … Continue reading

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Keep On Keeping On

We are living under highly unusual circumstances these days. This environment can leave us feeling down and out. It’s easy to begin doubting ourselves and our ability to spring back from adversity. At times, it seems as if we’re being … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

Now that we’ve nearly gotten through the Nebraska summer, it seems like we can finally relax our worries about severe weather events until the blizzard season arrives. Then I remember that an EF-4 wedge tornado tore through Wayne County on … Continue reading

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The Extreme Weather Survival Manual (Review)

We have arrived at the time of year in the Northern Hemisphere,  I both love and abhor, springtime.  Sure, I love the return of song birds, the budding and flowering of plants, and warmer temperatures.  I dread the return of … Continue reading

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