Natural Disasters

  • As the forest fire raged, the park rangers were pretty sure someone had not obeyed the no smoking signs . . .

No Smoking

By |May 9th, 2019|Categories: Montana, Natural Disasters|Tags: , |Comments Off on No Smoking

“Yikes!”

The president said the California wildfires were caused by California’s poor forestry practices and permitting medical marijuana to be grown on federal forest land. California said it was Washington’s failure to provide proper forest service funding.  In the mean time, Montana was living with smoky sunsets and sunrises because of the California wild fires.   Iowa and Rhode Island claimed they had no dog in this fight . . .

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Landscapes, Montana, Natural Disasters, Politics, sunsets & rainbows|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “Yikes!”

Missed the Big One

As November came and the end of Hurricane season was in sight, coastal Texans all breathed a sigh of relief for another year . . .

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Natural Disasters, sunsets & rainbows, Texas|Tags: |Comments Off on Missed the Big One

Flood Insurance

As the tropical depression turned into a tropical storm and perhaps later a hurricane, LaVerne (pictured) was trying to remember if she had paid her flood insurance premium. After the trouble she had collecting last year, she wasn’t sure she cared; it took a law suit filed in Judge Judy’s court to finally get the company to pay . . .

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Economy, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Flood Insurance

Fired

Lenny (not pictured) called his wife Lucy (also not pictured), who everybody agreed was the brains of the outfit, to ask if she had any ideas on getting some FEMA money to start a business. The last of the debris from his Hurricane Harvey job had been collected, and as he told it, both the debris and he had been fired . . .

By |August 24th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fired

No Hurricane Coverage

The head caretaker for the Forbidden City was at first was concerned about the “no hurricane coverage” clause in the new insurance policy, but realized in time they didn’t get that many hurricanes in the Beijing area . . .

By |August 19th, 2018|Categories: China, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on No Hurricane Coverage