10 Tips for Your Hurricane Preparedness Kit*

The word, “kit,” of course, is a misnomer. You’ll need a garage to store all this stuff. That aside, next time there’s a hurricane warning, remember to: Put all essential documents like passports, marriage certificates, birth certificates, driver’s licenses, and credit cards in Ziploc plastic bags. Go ahead and double bag them. And don’t chintz…

Awaiting #Iselle.

I’m sitting under the umbrella canopy of a heliotrope tree. Usually, there are bees bouncing from blossom to blossom in these trees, just enough to stop me from sitting this close. But there are no bees today. Either the winds are too strong or they sense the pending storm and are already hunkering down. Hunkering…