At the risk of dating myself, I will admit to being stranded in the blizzard of ’78. It was a biggie that hit the East Coast and shut things down for the better part of a week. My car just gave up and died in a traffic back up in Providence, RI. The only emergency supply I had on hand was a beach blanket, but it came in handy as I trudged through blinding, snow and wind to the home of some friends. I was lucky that I was stranded in “civilization” with help nearby, but since then, I’ve always kept an emergency survival kit in my car. Here’s what’s in it:Read the full post ›
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