72 Hour Kits and the Allergy Monster

There are many many reasons that I know of for having Emergency and 72 Hour Kits…and probably many many more reasons I haven’t even thought of.  I’m a little bit embarrassed to admit that the closest we are to having these kits is the stack of camping stuff buried in the garage.  Dealing with a disaster, I think, would be easier then digging that stuff out!  Now some of you are thinking “Wait a minute!  You’re supposed to be the Ward Emergency Preparedness Specialists!”  Ya, well…let’s not even think about that right now.  Let’s just talk about why I don’t have these kits put together. Continue reading


D.B. Tip #1

uhand Handy D.B. Tip:  Always keep at least a 1/2 tank of gas in your vehicle…especially if you regularly commute in a high traffic area.  Or at least, as part of your vehicle emergency kit, have your own gas can…and a good pair of sneakers!  Oh, and any size bigger then 1 gallon for the gas can is a pain…in the elbow and shoulders and back…