Written Work Category

Column: Keep Calm and Run for Your Life–HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

A cat scared by alive after the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA.

The third column for HSToday is up and can be read HERE. As I’ve said before, it’s an honor to write for HSToday, appearing alongside Michael Chertoff (former Secretary of Homeland Security) and former FEMA administrator Brock Long.

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Column: The Titanic Had an Emergency Plan–QUALITY DIGEST

The second column for my series in Quality Digest, the leading magazine in the metrology industry (covering quality control, advanced measurement for organizations like NASA, Boeing and more) is live and can be found HERE. My bio and list of all the writing I’ve done for QD can be found HERE.

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Column: Planning for the Worst Case Imaginable–HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

A damaged fiesta-ware carafe in the rubble of a burned out home in Paradise, California following the Camp Fire.

The second column for HSToday is up and can be read HERE. As I’ve said before, it’s an honor to write for HSToday, appearing alongside Michael Chertoff (former Secretary of Homeland Security) and former FEMA administrator Brock Long.

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Column: Disaster Is Coming, and Camp Fire Lessons Can Help You Manage and Survive–HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

A lone pipe trickles water in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

I’ll be publishing a series of columns in Homeland Security Today focusing on disaster preparedness and response through the lens of what my fellow residents and I experienced before and after the Camp Fire. The first can be found HERE, and my site bio can be found HERE. I’m especially thankful to HSToday as one […]

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Column: Preparing for the End of Your World–QUALITY DIGEST

The burned out home of Christopher Allan Smith in Paradise California. The home was lost November 8, 2018 in the Camp Fire.

The leading magazine in the metrology industry, Quality Digest, was kind enough to allow me to write a series of columns based on the lessons learned from the Camp Fire. You can find my bio HERE and the first column HERE.

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