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ShirleyMendoncaNewMedicalFlag_ RVer Shirley Mendonca who designed a medical alert flag to fly in case of an emergency while traveling is featured on   Women

After Shirley had open-heart surgery, she was concerned about how Emergency Medical crews would be able to find her quickly if “we were camping out in the middle of nowhere.”

Shirley says she did a lot research and couldn’t find any medical alert flags anywhere. “So I made one.” Read full article by clicking on  Women

WrightFallingwater– On RV Short I wrote about how “Fallingwater,” one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpieces, is “Celebrating 75 Years of Art in Nature, 1936-2011,” making this the perfect time to spend the afternoon at one of the Smithsonian’s Life List of ’28 Places to Visit Before You Die.’

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Julianne G. Crane

Photos: Top: Shirley Mendonca holds medical alert flag she designed for emergencies while on the road. (Dave Mendonca). Bottom: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater (Wikipedia). 

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1 Comment

  • Hello, 🙂
    I wanted to thank you once again for featuring the article about my Emergency Medical flag. I have since made some improvements on the flag. I have added a red strobe light on the of flag which now makes it easier for the medical personnel to locate a RV at night.
    I have heard some amazing stories from people who have bought the flag and now feel much safer just having,

    Thank you. You have made several Rvers feel much safer when they arrived.

    Shirley Mendonca

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