Whether it’s Pierce Brosnan and Mayor Rachel surviving the inferno of Dante’s Peak (yeah, I totally watched it last night) or the rugby team that survived 72 days in the mountains, I’m a sucker for survival stories of all types.
Here at the Red Cross, we try to get people prepared for anything…even the unexpected. Packing wilderness essentials can help; knowing CPR/first aid is useful as well. But sometimes you just have to depend on your smarts and plain old luck to get you through.
Oh, and one author reading. Check out Norman Ollestad as he reads from “Crazy for the Storm” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.
Attending? Let us know if you pick up any good survival tips…