Natural Disasters

Hummingbird Junk Food

Junie, health conscious but trying to outrun Hurricane Harvey, knew human sugar water was the McRib of hummingbird food, but sometimes time trumped health . . .

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Food, Natural Disasters, Pop culture, Texas|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Hummingbird Junk Food

Over Watering

Henry just couldn’t seem to get the new lawn guy to understand that over watering was not only expensive, but made the yard a little hard to use . . .

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Economy, Natural Disasters, Texas|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Over Watering

Hurricane Harvey Rescue Shelter

When Conrad told his friends all he wanted at the emergency shelter was the promised hot shower and a dry cot,  they told him, “Don’t be gullible, there’s no birds allowed . . .”

By |August 29th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Rescue Shelter

More Than Expected

Twyla Sue, known for being sharp and missing nothing, noticed that the rain from tropical storm Harvey had indeed been more than expected . . .

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Natural Disasters, Texas|Tags: |Comments Off on More Than Expected

Insurance Scam

Al’s mortgage banker was insisting on flood insurance; after all, he was in a “flood plain.”  Al was pretty sure it was just a bank scam to grab some cash . . .

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Economy, Idaho, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Insurance Scam

FEMA Reject

Tim, down on his luck, saw the flooding in Texas and submitted a FEMA claim, but it was denied: Flathead County, Montana was not considered  an “outlying county . . .”

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Landscapes, Montana, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on FEMA Reject