Yes, there are things you can't do anything about. Yes, there are things you can. Sharon sorts it out. Her bug-out buckets and bags aren't the kind the testosterone-laced survivalists build, full of .223 ammunition and such. Emphasis on food and a good trashy book.
The Japan crisis is a reminder that all of us are vulnerable. Disasters like the Tsunami happen, and little can be done about them - but the kind of disaster where you have 10 minutes to grab your kit and run, where you have time to prepare a little happen more often. This is the time to realize....cont'd