Prepared for Anything: Self-Sufficiency at Home

The New York Times 7.31.08

With approximately six months of food and a solar oven at the ready, Kathy Harrison strives to Be Prepared for anything. The New York Times takes us inside the Long Island home of the author and her family. Her new book, Just in Case: How to Be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens strives to share her tactics for preparedness...

While you might be thinking "paranoid!" Harrison has a lot of informative tips for today's "pampered consumer." Check it out: She’s Ready: Just Add Water.

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