In my newest novel, BLIZZARD, a corporate executive undertakes a desperate journey through an historic Southern blizzard, but quickly realizes the storm isn’t the only thing that can kill him.  A question that naturally arises is Could a true blizzard really smack the Deep South? The answer is yes.  In fact, one did in the…

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The deadly Ebola virus has been making headlines recently, especially in Atlanta, Georgia, where two Ebola victims from western Africa will be placed in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital. Emory, by the way, is adjacent to the main campus of the Centers for Disease Control, the CDC. Some people are quite concerned that we now…

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Okay, “Flurryjam” is a bit snarky.  It was more than a flurry.  In fact, for the South, it was a legit snowstorm: two inches officially. But here’s the thing: Should a two-inch snowstorm–well forecast, I might add–bring absolute gridlock to the ninth largest metro area in the country?  Drivers abandoning cars, people trapped in parking…

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