Louisiana Real Estate A French Influence

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Obviously, Louisiana had a rough year in 2005 with Hurricane Katrina. The state will recover as will Louisiana real estate. Louisiana Louisiana has obviously been in the news because of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. To say the entire episode is a tragedy is to understate the obvious. Louisiana is a state that has […]


Hurricane Katrina And The Impact On Real Estate Prices

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In the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s wide path of destruction, the real estate market will be affected perhaps in ways not fully understood or expected. If recent hurricane recovery history holds true there will be several good things to come out of all destruction. Let’s hope so as those who live in the Delta region […]


Homestead Real Estate The Redlands

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Situated in between Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park, Homestead is a city in Miami-Dade County in Florida. It lays to the north of Florida City and along with the latter form the greater Homestead-Florida City area. The city’s name has an interesting history and is derived from a path by the name of […]


Florida Real Estate Braved The Waves

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Despite the hurricanes in 2004, Florida real estate was on fire. Pre-construction developments, commercial buildings, and home constructions dotted the coast. The lenders have a field day handing out mortgages to interested investors rushing to buy properties. Even the hurricane threat and the stigma of being a hurricane country did not stop investors of Florida […]


What S The Big Push For Emergency Supply Kits

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The NOOA is saying that 2006 could be one of the worst hurricane seasons we have ever experienced. Worse than last year with 27 named storms, 15 hurricanes with 4 of those being a Category 5? Hurricanes Cindy, Dennis, Katrina, Ophelia, Rita & Wilma as well as Tropical Storms Arlene & Tammy touched the United […]


Disaster Planning For The Hurricane Season Pure Water For Natural Disasters

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The hurricane season will be upon us shortly and it is wise to begin preparations for all consequences associated with these catastrophic events. Timely and proper planning will avoid much of the stress resulting from hurricane damage and may well avoid injury and loss of life. The Hurricane Season Many people do not realize that […]


Preparing Your Boat For A Hurricane

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Every marina has different rules for what must be done by boat owners in the face of an approaching hurricane. In the wake of Katrina and Wilma, states are beginning to pass laws requiring boat owners to prepare their boats in certain ways. In light of all this information, some of it conflicting, what are […]


Hurricane Season 2006 Four Steps To An Efficient Evacuation

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It’s hard to believe it’s already hurricane season, and it’s also hard to believe that this season is projected to be as bad as or worse than last year’s season that saw hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. We’re here to help you prepare, but rather than repeat the usual “flashlight and first aid kit” disaster […]


Wreck Scuba Diving In Florida

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Some of the most enjoyable diving you may ever do is wreck scuba diving. Because travel by ship was the main way of going from continent to continent prior to development of air travel, and because the technology used on ships and in weather forecasting was not advanced at all, many ships sank in waters […]


Updated Hurricane Teaching Tips

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With this severe, active, hurricane season underway, here are some ideas to make areas of the curriculum relevant to your children. There are also suggestions for dealing with the aftermath of a catastrophic hurricane. If you are in an area that experiences other natural phenomena, just adapt these suggestions to fit your needs. 1. Have […]


Emergency Preparedness For A Hurricane

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There is nothing anyone can do when nature decides to leash out its fury. There is no way to stop it so people should brace for the worse and seek shelter. In order to minimize the loss of life, most towns and cities have created emergency plans. Sirens are placed in strategic locations to announce […]


Hurricane Season Safety Lessons

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With meteorologists forecasting a very active hurricane season, you may want to learn how to best prepare for an oncoming storm. Here are tips from Geico, the National Hurricane Center and the Insurance Information Institute: Hurricane Preparedness • Determine escape routes and places where your family can meet. • Know your home’s vulnerability to storm […]


Tips For Taking A Caribbean Vacation During Hurricane Season

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The official Caribbean hurricane season stretches from June 1 – November 30. It’s rare to see a large storm in either June or November and most major hurricanes occur between August and October, with the peak season usually being September. The upside is that prices are lower for the Caribbean during this time and resorts […]


Leave Your Homes And Run

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What would you do if city authorities ordered you to evacuate ? There are only two choices – comply or refuse, and neither is going to be much fun. For many it means loading up the car with their family, pets and anything else that fits, then joining heavy traffic to shuffle towards an uncertain […]


Delta Force To New Orleans

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If you are wondering why the United States can send troops around the world, but failed to respond to a domestic emergency in a timely manner, you are not alone. Expect the lack of planning for emergency relief, in the aftermath and devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, to be the subject of a federal […]


The Bowflex Home Gym System

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The Bowflex has been first made popular through the media of the Infomercial, which is a 30 minute television presentation. It is now being broadcast all over the Internet in a variety of ways, including in consumer forums and consumer reviews. If anyone wants to learn about the Bowflex machine all then have to do […]


Lions Clubs Answer Call For Disaster Relief

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Lions Clubs International has a long record of aiding those affected by natural and other disasters. When a tsunami struck Southeast Asia in December 2004, Lions were among the first on the scene, providing immediate relief to the tens of thousands who lost everything. Again, in August 2005, Lions demonstrated how they answer the immediate […]


Do You Know A Southern Hero

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You don’t have to be a Southerner to know a Southern hero. What’s more, you may know one without realizing it. Southern heroes take many forms, but- above all-they’re anyone who makes the South’s communities stronger, safer and more united. That could mean a devoted teacher, heroic firefighter, tireless volunteer or selfless mother. If you […]


Hurricane Season How Can You Prepare For It

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As we waited to return to the New Orleans area to see what was left of our house after hurricane Katrina, our area was visited by hurricane Rita and that storm summarily squashed any hope we had left of recovering anything. When we finally saw our house and our entire neighborhood, there was nothing to […]


The Job Of A Public Insurance Adjuster In Florida Fighting For A Policyholder S Property Insurance Claim

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Many people have never used a Public Adjuster in Florida, nor do they even know what an Adjuster does. The second a home or business owner finds out what and Insurance Adjuster does, they are almost always pleasantly surprised. In the state of Florida, policyholders with insurance damage claims have been in the millions over […]