So, what do my dog, my computer and my Reggie Jackson autographed baseball have in common? They are all things I would take if I had to evacuate my home.
The floods that are ravaging much of southern Alberta have put these good people in the impossible position of asking themselves that very question. If they were told they had time to gather three things and evacuate my home, what would they be?
My family and I have lived in that neck of the woods and to see what are friends and former neighbours are going through is heartbreaking. I wish I could be there helping them prepare for the worst and then help get them back to normal when the worst is over. However, they are a resilient province and they will bounce back stronger and better than before.
Here is some footage of the devastation.
That was a view of Stampede park with downtown Calgary in the distance. It will be tough to get the annual Stampede up and running this year.
So I ask you, what is the one thing (or couple of things) you would save if you only had a couple of minutes before evacuating your home?
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