Preparing for High Winds: How to Protect a Home from Damage

Guest Post: https://www.newjerseyrealestatenetwork.com/home-high-winds-preparation/ Wind can come in the form of hurricanes, tornadoes, cyclones, microbursts or downdrafts. There are high winds and gusts in some instances that last just a few minutes, and there are sustaining winds that may last for days. While wind can be a powerful asset, it can also pose a significant danger at times. On an individual basis, it can be valuable … Continue reading Preparing for High Winds: How to Protect a Home from Damage

Surviving after Hurricane Katrina… Let’s celebrate the Survivors.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina brings up a host of painful emotions, pains that we can not escape. The date feels like a bandaid that has been ripped off, exposing unhealed festering wounds. Those affected by Katrina may look and act as though they are healed, but underneath the scab lays layers of trauma.

Thinking back to Hurricane Katrina and observing all the changes in these fourteen years, it appears that the Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are put on display to stir emotions and not the mere acknowledgment of their survival. There are stories behind those voiceless pictures.

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Hurricane Katrina Surivior Warren Brown surivives tornado in closet with wife in Abilene, TX: “I watched the thing eat up my house.”

Hurricane Katrina survivor Warren Brown and his wife Kenyetta Woodard have survived yet another natural disaster. A confirmed tornado tore through parts of Abilene, Texas early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.  Residents had described seeing the tornado around 6 a.m. Saturday. Several homes were destroyed, and many were left without roofs. No fatalities or major injuries reported. “I watched it through the … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina Surivior Warren Brown surivives tornado in closet with wife in Abilene, TX: “I watched the thing eat up my house.”

Hurricanes, African Slave Trade, and angry spirits??? My thoughts…

There are African-American folktales about Hurricanes being the energy source of our ancestors; stolen Africans, beaten and lost at sea. Can Hurricanes be a mythical avenger that comes to right the wrongs of our ancestors? Souls of the sea, who unleash their wrath annually unto their oppressors? Continue reading Hurricanes, African Slave Trade, and angry spirits??? My thoughts…

Hurricanes and African Slave Trade : What’s real?

This recent Hurricane season has captured the world’s attention and have us all questioning what the experts really know, if anything at all and the talk Hurricane’s and Slavery. Which leads me to ask why would one believe such as story as Africans being angry hundreds of years later and showing that anger by releasing the spirit of a horrible hurricane to destroy and take … Continue reading Hurricanes and African Slave Trade : What’s real?