Posts Tagged: Ready

Nobody Is Ever Ready

When I was five years old my mother announced we were moving. “Pack your things,” she said. I had just walked in the door and was sweating. “What?” Dizzy, the feeling of falling. Raggedy Ann hung wearily off the windowsill. “Daddy got another job, and we are leaving for Ohio. No time.” We moved around pretty frequently in… Read more »

Be a Force of Nature

NOAA and FEMA are partnering on a public education campaign kicking off during the first National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, April 22-28. This is more than your routine public safety/awareness effort. Aimed at improving the way people respond to severe weather warnings, campaign planners are embracing social science principles to encourage people to take appropriate… Read more »