Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com For those of you who have been paying attention, you've probably noticed a conspicuous absence of posts or activity on my part. That's because I've been working on something that is incredibly important to me and which is taking up a lot of my time. We've successfully soft-launched, and the … Continue reading What am I up to?
It has been a busy couple of weeks! We had our holiday weekend up here in Canada, followed by some sudden energy into another project I'm working on. As a result, it turns out to have been 10 days since I posted here! Later on, I'll be posting about some resiliency-building work we've been doing … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 15
Photo by the Associated Press The world watched in sorrow as the historic and beautiful Notre Dame-de-Paris cathedral went up in flames on Monday. I had the opportunity to visit 20 years ago while on an exchange with a number of high school classmates. A highlight of that trip will always be my classmates singing … Continue reading 3 Emergency Management Awareness Points during Monumental Fires
The areas of the US that were amongst the hardest hit in the "Bomb Cyclone" a few weeks ago are now in the line of fire for another major storm that is expected to set records for both snowfall and barometric pressure. This area of the world has already experienced major flooding from the weather … Continue reading Bomb Cyclone – Round 2
Like many people, I'm participating in Earth Hour tonight. I'm sitting in the dark as I write this, doing my token bit to chip in. And, I really do mean token bit. There are no grand gestures here. The device that I'm writing this on will still consume just as much energy when I plug … Continue reading Earth…Hour?
Photo by anna-m. w. on Pexels.com When you're planning an event, there is a lot to remember and a lot to deal with. From artists and performers, to vendors, to ticket sales, concessions, and volunteers, there's a lot for an event organizer to try and figure out. One of the things that can take a … Continue reading Event Emergency Management
This was, again, an audio book as well as one that I listened to more for personal enjoyment than for any work-related reason. That being said, one of the reasons I enjoy books like this one is because they propose one possible future. In this case, it is a future that is less likely, but … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Week 6, Book 6