My wife and I have been around the block a few times and just celebrated 60 years together. So [we] have been through a lot of climate change, drought, floods, tornadoes, wind and dust storms, earthquakes, snow and ice. And [we] are still here.
I went through the flood of 1951 in Iola, Kansas, and waded into my grandmothers house where the water was chest deep to pull some pictures off the wall and put them on her table that was afloat. So I know about floods.
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