We Washingtonians do a lot of things. With a population that's as diverse as our climate and topography, there is simply no shortage of things to do, that we do. We ski, swim, fish, hunt, recreate, drink beer, drink coffee - oh how we drink coffee - climb mountains, stroll through the desert, grow hops, learn, pray, protest, listen, work, eat - oh how we eat.
If old-time soothsayers would've had the technology we have in this century, they would be having a field day with the-end-is-near warnings.
Hurricane Patricia, the largest storm ever recorded, is expected to hit sometime today off the shores of Mexico.
When an earthquake hits, crawl under furniture. When a flood hits, get to higher ground. And when Hurricane Isaac hits, Tebow. That’s right, it looks like that iconic internet sensation known as Tebowing is one of our best defenses against harsh winds and rain.
In an excerpt from her upcoming memoir ‘No Higher Honor,’ former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recounts the days after Hurricane Katrina, which decimated much of New Orleans and whose mishandling was later seen as a debacle for the Bush Administration.
Authorities along the Atlantic seaboard are closely monitoring Hurricane Irene’s projected path, and preparing for the powerful storm’s arrival later in the week.
The first major hurricane of the season became a Category 2 storm on Aug. 22, and could strengthen even more in the coming days.