Before you freeze to death in the Tyrolean mountains, consider this: 5000 years from now, if and when you are found, scientists will be able to tell the most personal details about you, even more than we know about Ötzi.
How could I throw such a pity party when people around me were forced to leave their homes and were in real danger? Why was I focusing on such banal matters instead of more important things like what non-perishables to pack in my "go-bag?"
An unusual East Coast earthquake and an equally rare vicious north-moving hurricane bound up the U.S. East Coast Monday left many in the energy business wondering if they should begin preparing for a locust infestation.
As the flood waters recede and the news cycles resumes its deafening roar, we stand to gain from one more lesson learned: while our human-made problems and conflicts seem indomitable, they are the only ones we truly have the power to resolve.