Hurricane Preparation

It occurs to me as we gather supplies in preparation for Fay how much your supply list is a reflection of the current state your life is in.

 

Your 20s

When we were in our twenties it pretty much just involved this:

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imageWhat can I say we were young single, we lived in apartments and our biggest worry was parking our car somewhere that a tree wouldn’t fall on it. Using this method we weathered Hurricane Andrew.

 

 

 

Your 30s

Then we grew up, got married, and had babies and hurricane supplies looked like this:

  

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imageWith this on hand we could make it through a week without power or potable water. Babies just need to be cleaned and dosed with formula and they pretty much just slept – leaving time for cocktail hour. This fine grouping got us through the year 5 hurricanes hit us in Florida: Bonnie, Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne.

 

 

Your 40s

Now that the kids are older, eat real food, mostly wipe their own butts the supply list has changed yet again.

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And then there is this:

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Because when your stuck in a house with a toddler and a 6 yo and NO Backyardigans or Hannah Montana for the foreseeable future – you’ve got to go with bulk.

So here comes Faye? Ready to or not….

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7 thoughts on “Hurricane Preparation

  1. Oh God, no Backyardigans? I’ll pray for you.
    Seriously, though…stay safe!

  2. holy crap, no TV?!?! i wouldn’t know how to keep them entertained. oh wait, the gallons of wine will keep me goofy and them entertained… πŸ™‚
    hang in there!

  3. Fay’s a pansy.
    πŸ™‚
    Just kidding Murphy’s Law.

  4. Hysterical – I love these supplies! All I got was some batteries, some tuna, and some caulk for the cracks in my house. LAME. And it sprinkled, once. LAMER. Anyway, you were SO much better prepared than I was.

  5. Love that alcohol remained a constant! Glad to know I’m not the only one who’s dependent on the TV.

  6. Hahaha!
    Coming to you from Morningside Mom.

  7. He, he….So true!

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