Saturday, October 27, 2012

Preparations for Hurricane Sandy, or Frankenstorm


• Fully charge phones and electronic devices
• Fill all pots with water
• Radio
• Extra batteries for radio
• Food in safe pleace (cans, dried goods, and other nonperishables)
• Candles and lighters

Go Bag 

Fully-charged phone and other electronic devices
A pocket knife
Emergency cash in small denominations (and quarters for phone calls!)
A change of clothes and sturdy shoes
A map marked with your family's emergency meeting place
Some water and non-perishable food
Paper, tape and markers (in case you need to make a sign)
A toothbrush and toothpaste
A list of emergency contact numbers (in a zip lock bag)
A list of any medical conditions you and your family might have (in a zip lock bag)
A copy of your health insurance and ID cards (in a zip lock bag)
An extra pair of eyeglasses or any other vital personal items
A first aid kit
Extra medication if you take any
Photos of family members and pets for identification purposes
And extra keys to your house and vehicle/bike locks

Preparedness Tools

NYC Preparedness Info
(because MTA will most likely shut down) 

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Why I Am Leaving Facebook

I was looking through trending topics on Twitter and found a lot of #ReasonsWhyILeftFacebook or #ReasonsWhyIAmLeavingFacebook. Here are the top ten that I found entertaining:

Top Ten #ReasonsWhyIAmLeavingFacebook

1. It reminded me of ancient times, when people were writing on walls and worshipping cats.

2. Too many idiots posting stuff like, "Like this if you like ice-cream! Ignore if you support murdering babies."

3. Twitter

4. I can't deal with reading thoughts that are longer than 140 characters.

5. I want to begin watering crops in real life.

6. My family joined.

7. That awkward moment when someone deletes their comment on Facebook and you look like you're talking to yourself.

8. Images like these:

9. When they switched to timeline they didn't realize that I needed three separate ones [as I have mastered traveling between parallel worlds.]

10. My parents found my Facebook page.

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