January 8, 2020.Reading time 4 minutes.
After what feels like endless rain, meteorologists are predicting a possibility of snow early next week. The forecast is too uncertain to place any wagers on snow, but we’ve got a window of time to get ready for whatever happens. Even small amounts of snow can wreak havoc on our ability to get around and […]
February 6, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
Just as we’re beginning to thaw out from the snow from Sunday and Monday, we’ve got a forecast for more snow into the weekend and perhaps into next week. While we can still get around on the roads, this is a good time to plan if you have medical needs. Snow, road closures, and your […]
December 22, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
The forecast says that there’s a possibility–just a possibility, mind you–of snow on Christmas Eve and flurries on Christmas Day. And while that does sound delightful in a Bing Crosby-kind-of-way, snow can catch us off guard, especially if we have health needs. Snow, road closures, and your health When snow closes roads, it’s hard for […]
September 6, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
Several years ago, local comics artist David Lasky and I created this comic book about Michelle, a real-life survivor of Hurricane Ike that struck Texas in 2008. We offer it now as we’re collectively thinking of those affected by Hurricane Harvey as part of National Emergency Preparedness month. Even though we don’t have hurricanes here, […]
December 6, 2016.Reading time 5 minutes.
Will it snow or won’t it snow? Oh mother nature, why must you be so fickle? But one thing we do know: if it snows, even a dusting creates havoc for drivers, creating road closures and traffic snarls. In our defense (I’m looking at you, smirking midwesterners and transplants from Boston), our steep hills and temperatures that dip […]