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Surviving Hurricane Wilma

Surviving Hurricane Wilma

My husband and I were in Cancun when Hurricane Wilma hit. I had never been in a hurricane and was just there to relax after hand surgery the day before. We were in the tourist part of Cancun at an ...

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The Colony – Week 3: Trust

The Colony – Week 3: Trust

What do you do when two seemingly pleasant strangers want to join your happy family in a post-apocalyptic societal jungle?  Week 3 of The Colony on the Discovery Channel simulates the reality of that situation, revealing some disturbing truths and ...

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The Colony – Week 2: After the Fall

The Colony – Week 2: After the Fall

Episode 2 of The Colony finds our survivors regrouping and rebuilding after the barbaric invasion by a huge group of hostile trespassers knocked them back to square one in their survival effort.  Just as surely as the Empire struck back ...

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The Colony – Week 1: New Beginning

Season 2 of The Colony puts seven average Joes and Janes from all walks of life into a scenario of global devastation.  This year, the Discovery Channel’s reality survival series simulates the aftermath of a “Nuclear Flu” outbreak that infects and ...

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Trash Talk: Survival Sanitation

Trash Talk: Survival Sanitation

It’s one of those pesky realities that rears its ugly head wherever life goes on—getting rid of the trash.  In a long-term survival situation, it’s not going to magically disappear every Thursday morning, so it’s best to be prepared. For ...

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Back To Basics = Restored Relationships

Back To Basics = Restored Relationships

The idea for this article came from a strawberry. You might very well wonder what a strawberry has to do with relationships, and you would be justified in asking. Right now it’s June—the perfect time for harvesting plump, delicious berries ...

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