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Power Goes Out – Solar Oven Can’t Compete with Clouds!

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Yesterday evening, just before I was ready to cook my dinner, our power went out. Unexpectedly, of course. I mean, when does your power ever go out that you are expecting it to happen?  I called the power company and went through an amazingly difficult series of screens and prompts.  Fortunately there was still daylight; else, I am not sure whether I could have seen all the numbers I had to punch in to get the message across.  I do have a flashlight, but from experience,  finding the emergency numbers and figuring out the last seven digits of my ESID are hard enough without having to hold a flashlight under my chin!

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Let the Sun Shine In…..

What IS it with me and food?  Oh, I know….I’m a foodie – I guess I’d just as well come clean.

When I first started this blog, I envisioned all sorts of topics concerning preparedness (and I promise, I swear I’ll diversify….soon!) But honestly, when it comes right down to it, “what are we going to eat?” is one of the first questions that comes to mind when thinking about survival….after all, no food….no survival, right?

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