Author Archives: Robert Barron

Emergency Lessons – Make a List, Check it Twice

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. The community of Glen Ellen, north of Sonoma, was hard hit by the 2017 fires.  Jack … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Never Let Your Gas Tank Hover Near Empty

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Emergencies often involve large migrations of people.  That means more people on the road than normal … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Scan All Family Photos

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. In the aftermath of the 2017 Northern California Wildfires a local news site posted a poignant … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Backup Your Computer To The Cloud

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. More and more of our daily lives are recorded and tracked on our personal computers.  In … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Store Containers of Water

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Not all emergencies call for getting out of town fast.  In some cases the emergency is … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Segregate Important Documents

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. When one has to evacuate in an emergency that is not the best time to decide … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Review Your Go Bag

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Having a Go Bag is an important tool in being prepared for an emergency situation.  Equally … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Have A Go Bag Packed And Ready

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the recent wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. A Go Bag (also known as a bug out bag) is one of the primary tools … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Songs

Many popular Christmas songs have been re-recorded numerous times. Do an Amazon MP3 search for some of the more popular ones and you might find more than one thousand listed. But there can only be one best rendition.  Here is … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons Learned

Penny and I survived a bit of a scare with the recent wildfires in Sonoma and Napa counties.  The closest fire came within 2 miles of the house and some evacuations about a half mile away.  But we never had … Continue reading

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