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I had a little fun at the Idaho Public Aquarium while visiting my 99-year-old aunt in Boise. It was raining, she was sleeping — so I found this diversion. What a lot of fun in a little building! They even have three types of “touch tanks,” and I got to pet a stingray.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, September is National Preparedness Month. I’m not sure what Boulder County could have done to prepare for the deluge of rain that fell in the area over just a few days this September. But I AM sure that we have learned a good deal about what folks did right and what can be done to prepare for future extreme events.
(Note: This post falls into my “not neato” category, even though I find learning from the past to be very neato.)