Saturday, October 01, 2005



  1. Prepared or available for service, action, or progress: I am ready to work. The soup will be ready in a minute. The pupils are ready to learn to read.
  2. Mentally disposed; willing: He was ready to believe her.
  3. Likely or about to do something: She is ready to retire.
  4. Prompt in apprehending or reacting: a ready intelligence; a ready response.
  5. Available: ready money.

Friends, while it may be unpleasant to think about, if you haven’t done so, please hold your nose and spend some time here with your loved ones. It’s the most comprehensive public resource I’m aware of (I spend no small time on this issue). Hint: start with the Personal Pandemic Planning section and branch out from there.