My number one storage item: Water

Just last week two cities in my area were ordered to boil all their culinary water. The cities supply contained traces of E. Coli and Coliform Bacteria. They will likely have to do this for a whole week or more.


Secret Cash Stashes

When I was a small child I distinctly remember a day when I was visiting at my grandmother's house.  Her house was very mysterious to me.  She is an immaculate housekeeper and I remember my mother warning me not to touch ANYTHING. While mom and grandma were visiting my brothers and I decided to play … Continue reading Secret Cash Stashes

When Disaster Strikes

I've been sitting at my computer the past couple of days watching the disaster and recovery efforts in northern Japan.  My heart goes out to those people.  I can not imagine what they must be going through over there.  My little problems and concerns seem so trivial in comparison. There have been a couple of … Continue reading When Disaster Strikes