Preparing for a disaster

Seeking Sanctuary At World's End

With all the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many people are starting to talk about disaster preparedness.  The sad thing is we only talk about preparedness after a disaster has struck.  It’s important to prepare well before hand.

We often get notification that a disaster is coming.  There are storm watches and weather reports but that does nothing for those who haven’t prepared ahead of time.  Stores become crowded with people scrambling to pick up those items they should have already had in their home storage.

Growing up Mormon, I spent my entire childhood and much of my adult years hearing about disaster preparedness.  Often, it was in the context of the end of the world but as nature begins to fight back, we’re discovering that the world doesn’t have to end completely for us to have a desperate need to be prepared.

I’ve taken two home storage cooking classes this…

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