Monthly Archives: September 2017


NPM12 – Water, Water, Everywhere

While many of our southern friends are dealing with too much water from #Harvey and #Irma, we don’t ever want to forget the importance of proper hydration.

waterfallYour body, like the Earth, consists of mostly water. A widely accepted fact is that most folks cannot live much longer than 2 days without water. The experts generally recommend for the average … read more


NPM11 – Teach a Man to Fish

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The Fisherman – Charles Henry 1888 – Public Domain

Patriot Day – Never Forget.  Although this post is not about 911-2001, I do ask that you take a moment from your activities today to remember that infamous day.

I have been pondering my skill sets and seeking areas of improvement.  I loved fishing when I was young. I recall waking … read more


NPM9 – Flooding Safety 101

Cars are stranded on 288 at the 610 loop, which became flooded (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)

Flooding is a temporary overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry. Flooding may happen with only a few inches of water, or it may cover a house to the rooftop. There are many possible causes of floods including heavy rain or … read more


NPM3 – With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

When faced with a power outage, or when using a generator for remote power, be sure to stay safe. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers the following cautions on the use of gas-powered generators and other tools:

Shock and Electrocution

  • Quick guide print out for generator safety

    Never attach a generator directly to the electrical system of structure

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