Be Organized to Stay Safe, Ready to Evacuate

| September 26, 2011

In recent weeks, we’ve watched dangerous grass fires break out near Houston and Austin. Several of our employees at MD Anderson who work at the Bastrop and Smithville campuses were among those who lost their homes in the devastating fires. The fires broke out on the heels of the anniversaries of Hurricanes Ike and Carla, both of which caused tremendous damage in our area. Ironically, September is National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared for a disaster? No one thinks it will happen to them. But it can. Be safe. Be prepared. Be ready. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe…

What Can You Do in 15 Minutes?

| September 19, 2011

We’re all busy. Just ask us. It’s very easy to look around your house, see everything you need to do and just camp out on the couch. But you can accomplish quite a bit in 15-minute increments.

Remember September 11

| September 11, 2011

To honor those who perished on that terrible day … please commit an act of kindness in their names. Give food to the homeless. Forgive a wrong. Volunteer in your community. Help our neighbors who lost their homes in the wildfires. See the good in others.

Organizing Product Review: Pinterest

| September 7, 2011

After seeing a couple of Pinterest posts on Facebook by my friends, I decided to check out this new virtual pinboard site. I am officially hooked!…It’s a great way to organize your thoughts, things and projects you like.