In any type of an emergency, preparation is the key to remaining calm and keeping one’s wits about them. In order to keep children in that same frame of mind during an emergency, it is essential to prepare them, as well. One of the easiest things to prepare for is a short term power outage. […]
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Emergencies bring stress. There really is no way around that. But there are things one can do to reduce that stress and maintain morale.
Survival Spot has published a list of the Top 100 Items to Disappear First During a National Disaster. Number 5 on that list is lamp oil. I have been a fan of kerosene lamps from the beginning of my adult life. While I have never had to endure a power outage of more than 24 […]
My house just made it through several rounds of severe weather- really severe, with lots of tornadoes that killed people and destroyed homes. We were spared any damage, and we are grateful. However, our power was out for 24 hours. Again, we are grateful it was only 24 hours, because as I write, there are […]