During the flood, I wasn't too afraid of our apartment being waterlogged (since we're on the third floor); but I was afraid of a power outage...

Few things make a person feel as helpless as sitting alone in the dark.  And it's even worse when it's in your own house, where you should have control over things like that, right?

Luckily, I have several flashlights scattered around the apartment, but there's something else I could have done to add even more light to the darkness; had I needed to, that is!

Time to get some jugs of water!  Check out what I mean: