Posts Tagged: hurricane preparedness

Draft of book is ready!

Whew! man after battling sickness from exhaustion, job deadlines, a broken laptop with missing files, and a bunch of other distractions, I have the draft of the book ready! It’s pretty awesome to see it in a complete package. I

Draft of book is ready!

Whew! man after battling sickness from exhaustion, job deadlines, a broken laptop with missing files, and a bunch of other distractions, I have the draft of the book ready! It’s pretty awesome to see it in a complete package. I

2nd problem found

As mentioned in the previous post, the basement was flooding partly from water getting in thru the window. Yes, the kids had the sump working from battery power, and now they have discovered why the flood water is not receding:

2nd problem found

As mentioned in the previous post, the basement was flooding partly from water getting in thru the window. Yes, the kids had the sump working from battery power, and now they have discovered why the flood water is not receding:

Sump pump on backup power – growing observation skills

In this scene, David and Sarah have extended backup power to Gerry’s basement and the sump pump is now running. Problem solved, right? Well, not just yet. The scene is set up showing everyone staring and unsatisfied with the effects

Sump pump on backup power – growing observation skills

In this scene, David and Sarah have extended backup power to Gerry’s basement and the sump pump is now running. Problem solved, right? Well, not just yet. The scene is set up showing everyone staring and unsatisfied with the effects

Mobile battery bank

After rounding up Christmas errands this weekend, I found time to work on the book. I am about a dozen more images from completing the book, and it feels good to finish off images bit by bit. At some point

Mobile battery bank

After rounding up Christmas errands this weekend, I found time to work on the book. I am about a dozen more images from completing the book, and it feels good to finish off images bit by bit. At some point

My thinking face

I missed to post this. It was supposed to come before the last post where the kids found the clues to solving the problem. I needed a scene to depict a moment of thought and observation for the child readers.

My thinking face

I missed to post this. It was supposed to come before the last post where the kids found the clues to solving the problem. I needed a scene to depict a moment of thought and observation for the child readers.

Finding the clues; solving the problem

This image may not make as much impact as it should, but it is meant to be a smaller image in one widespread page depicting the process how the kids were putting together the clues to solve the problem of

Finding the clues; solving the problem

This image may not make as much impact as it should, but it is meant to be a smaller image in one widespread page depicting the process how the kids were putting together the clues to solve the problem of

Checking on the neighbors: Before adding shadows

Still working on the drawings…On this scene the family confronts their neighbor Joe and asks him what happened and how they can help. A little background: Jerry’s house is downstream of the Joneses and their town has lost power. Flooding

Checking on the neighbors: Before adding shadows

Still working on the drawings…On this scene the family confronts their neighbor Joe and asks him what happened and how they can help. A little background: Jerry’s house is downstream of the Joneses and their town has lost power. Flooding