Category Archives: catastrophe

On Fire

Blazing sights and sounds dominate the news.  Very young readers may have “tuned out” the U.S. impeachment firestorms, but the vivid, heartrending images of Australia’s animals burned in that country’s worst-ever firestorm season are unforgettable.  These wildfires sparked just as … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm

“Weathering the storm” can mean surviving all sorts of difficulties—emotional as well as physical. Since last month’s Typhoon Haiyan seized the Philippines and tornadoes blasted through the U.S. Midwest, though, waves of wind and water have been uppermost on my … Continue reading

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