After the devastating storm and floods that have recently occurred due to Storm Sandy, I thought I would reblog a post that I did at the beginning of the year on emergency disaster preparedness. It’s not something we like to think about, but as we can all see from the news, this is definitely a reality that happens.
My thoughts and prayers to all the victims of this disastrous storm.
Remember the story of Chicken Licken who believed that the sky was falling when something hit him on his head? He then decided that he should inform the King, and along the way he warned everyone that the sky was falling. In the end, it turned out to be just an acorn that hit his head and the moral of the story was not to be a “chicken” but to have courage.
This story occurred to me when the discussion of the Mayan calendar came up and the fact that the Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012 and there are some people who are running around like Chicken Licken professing that Armageddon is on its way. Some people view this as an omen that the world will come to an end and others believe this is just another Y2K.
I don’t know what the truth is but I will…
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