(posted by chris the cynic)
As electronics have become larger and larger parts of our lives, losing power has become a bigger and bigger deal. There are plenty of things that have batteries, but those do have a habit of running down.
The old standby is to light a candle and read a book. (Because fire and kindling go together so well.) And I know a little girl who things that telling ghost stories is required.
What do you do?
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