First off, we suggest you stock up on cheap candles. Secondly, make sure you do the following BEFORE the grid goes down and not after!
There is nothing like an enthusiastic Russian to offer survival tips and tricks! However, we like his sincerity and think this is a truly clever idea.
Now, you may not want to test it out on your new $100.00 Nike © shoes but any serviceable pair of fabric-type shoes will do. As long as you are comfortable in them, water-proofing is not just wise but a must!