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The other day my daughter asked me. Dad what would we do if something bad happened, like an earthquake, or flood? How would we eat ? How would we keep things cold? What would we do when it gets dark? I was caught off guard, not something a 13 year old usually cares much about. I thought for what felt like forever before i told her, let me think about that. I never gave it much thought until now.

I remembered my mom had talked about having a backup planin case something happened. She told me about her church telling people to have a year supply of food for emergencys. The more and more i thought about it , its a great idea. Everytime I read the news nowadays there’s some kind of disaster. Unemployment is at an alltime high, home foreclosures, wall street problems, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc.

The first thought that came to mind was, what would we do? If a natural disaster happened am I prepared? If my family needed food, I would just go to the store and get some, right? But then I started thinking. What if everyone had that same idea? When I got to the store would there be any food left on the shelves? The more and more I thought about it, I got worried. The population is growing more and more each day. The stores are working hard to keep the shelves full for normal life. But when something bad happens, everyone always seems to panic.

I had to take a deep breath. I have to admit, like most people I wasnt prepared. What should I do and what could I do to make sure my family was covered? I deceided to call my mom and ask her what I should do. Moms always have ideas, even when we dont listen to them. She sugested that I do some web searching to see what other people are doing to be prepared. So this time, I deceided to take my moms advice and do some searching.

I hoped on the web to find some information on what to do. To my surprise, there’s allot of information out there. I found allot of different books and sources for information. I finally decided on purchasing a how to book for more information.

Its been about a month since i received the books. My cabinets are about full with food and supplies,and im well on my way to making sure my family and I are ready if something happens. I thought I would pass along a little of what I had learned.


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