Two Deadly Mexican Earthquakes, Two Starkly Different Responses

On September 19, 1985, at 7:17am, Mexico City was hit by a deadly 8.1 magnitude earthquake that left thousands dead.   On September 19, 2017 at 1:15pm, just over two hours after conducting a national earthquake drill in commemoration of the 1985 quake, another deadly earthquake struck Mexico City.  The 8.1 magnitude quake, whose epicenter was located about two hours south of the city, demolished dozens of buildings and killed over 200+ Mexicans.

A PAWfect weekend with Dogs On Deployment

Dogs on Deployment is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit providing a central network for military members to find volunteers willing to board their pets while they are deployed or have other service commitments, making them unable to temporarily care for their pets.  Deployments do not just happen during war-time.  Even during times of peace, military pet owners routinely deploy either as part of their training and careers in the military. If you love your Country, those who sacrifice and put their lives on the line in military service, and you love pets, Dogs On Deployment can use your help, either through donations, sponsorships, and/or serving as a boarder

Harvey's Houston-Area Aftermath

Hurricane Harvey left a wake of damage and devastation to Southeast Texas.  Some of the worst-flooded areas are south of Houston.  This photo-blog catalogues two days of volunteer work focused on helping flood victims get their life back on track.