Dog Found After Tornado

Jon Byler Dann tried to get his dog, Maggie, to safety as the tornado hit in Washington, Illinois, but she wouldn’t budge.  After the tornado passed, he couldn’t find Maggie and thought she had died, but happily he was wrong.  Maggie was discovered under the rubble. Her main injury is just a dislocated hip. I hope… Continue Reading

Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

   Life has been a bit hectic here lately—car problems, washing machine in pieces, replacing a porch, & food poisoning.  Despite the craziness, our thoughts are with everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy—the East Coast and the Caribbean, in particular.  Every disaster reminds me of how important it is to be prepared.  We live in an earthquake-prone… Continue Reading