Ever since posting the piece 72 Hours On Steroids, I’ve been thinking about ‘good places to be’ when catastrophe happens.

Well, yesterday, I ran across a news item indicating that Men’s Health magazine rate Fargo, North Dakota as the third happiest city in the US.


North Dakota?

Apparently so.

And, when I looked at the map of ‘safe zones’, here:

I noticed that Fargo, North Dakota isn’t ANYWHERE in those red danger zones.



I mean. It’s COLD up there!

On the other hand, when I looked at the area with Google Maps,

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I noticed that there’s a lot of fresh water around, and they DID say that it was a happy place. And, there are something like 16 Baptist churches in the area. Can’t be TOO bad a place if something that small has 16 Baptist churches.

Could I mention that this could really be a good time to contact a real estate agent there?

Think about it.