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Take comfort in being safe

By Robert Johnson
Public Affairs staff

When I was a kid, there was always something comforting about going into my house and smelling the vegetable soup simmering on the stove. It was a staple in our household, and the colder the day on the outside, the better the soup tasted on the inside.

Lately, I have been missing that kettle of soup. Ice storms, power outages, frigid temperatures and other acts of nature have been rather unsettling. Add another snowstorm to the mix, and suddenly I don’t feel as safe as I used to. Some things in life we cannot control, but we can prepare ourselves to deal with difficult situations ahead of time and diminish the stress they can heap onto our lives.

I know I can’t stop the power from going out, so short of an emergency backup generator, I know…     Read More...