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Paul Davis & The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Over the last month, it has been impossible to visit a news or social media website without seeing the latest participant in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It is always enjoyable to see someone dump water on themselves, and the fact that it’s for a good cause makes it even… Read more »

Labor Day: We Will Be Working So You Don’t Have To

Labor Day: We Will Be Working So You Don’t Have To

Finally, Labor Day is close at hand. After dozens of summer days looking out a window near your cubicle to admire the sunny skies, you can now spend a weekday basked in nature’s beauty. Do you know how you will spend the day? Will you be heading to the lake… Read more »

Happy Summer from Paul Davis!

Happy Summer from Paul Davis!

This time of year recalls memories of childhood vacations years ago. Whether it was a legit get-in-the-car, get-out-of-town vacation or just playing in the backyard with other kids from the neighborhood, it was a time for nonstop fun. Well, there was that one year when I had to go to… Read more »

Relax and Enjoy. It’s Summer.

Relax and Enjoy. It’s Summer.

You need to give yourself a break, even if you can’t take a lengthy summer vacation to a house on the lake. Even a long weekend or two can really help reduce stress and put you in a better mood. Why not do something new instead of doing chores? Go… Read more »

Summer and Severe Weather

Summer and Severe Weather

Summer means warm-weather activities are around the corner for most families, but it also means a higher chance of storms in Suburban. Over 10,000 thunderstorms are categorized as “severe” by the National Weather Service each spring and summer. Heavy storms can afflict anyone, even those who are prepared. Paul Davis… Read more »

Summer’s Here!

Summer’s Here!

“The solstice comes in June and why? The sun is highest in the sky.” This old saying tells the short version of an ages-old astronomical observation – the summer solstice. This year’s summer solstice takes place on June 21, when the sun will be at its furthest point north of the… Read more »

Gone With the Wind?

Gone With the Wind?

June is the official beginning of this hurricane season, and along with that comes the real danger caused by high winds. Even if you live in an area where hurricanes are not expected, localized storms can lead to extensive damage, costing billions of dollars each year in the U.S. Included… Read more »

The Dangerous Results of a Drought

The Dangerous Results of a Drought

It’s finally summer, which means that temperatures are rising to blistering levels. This is great for sunscreen salesmen, but it is a bad omen for water levels in Suburban. Drought season is here, which means it is time to conserve water and prepare for an increased possibility of fire damage.… Read more »

National Home Improvement Month

National Home Improvement Month

A home improvement project doesn’t mean that you have to remodel your entire home in Suburban. Think about all the small fixes and repairs that you have been meaning to get to. Amongst other things, home maintenance can increase your home’s value and improve your daily life. For example, that… Read more »

Spring Thaws: A Hidden Danger in Suburban

Spring Thaws: A Hidden Danger in Suburban

As we plunge deeper into spring in Suburban, it’s natural to begin feeling more excited and optimistic about life in general. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and you don’t have to put on multiple layers to leave your house. What’s not to love? But spring still has… Read more »