Perhaps you weren't affected by the bad storms we've had the past couple of years or you are still young and don't have anyone in your home with serious medical issues. I don't have a generator and I wish I did but, that would be a luxury item for me right now. Instead, I was just grateful that my husband was hospitalized for pneumonia and wasn't at home during the cold, damp, days without electrical power. Otherwise, I'd have been a widow by now.
"How did people survive the wars?" Excellent question, since there isn't a war in NJ... just a serious crisis that you've properly likened to being through a war.
“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
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