So now that my wife and I are out of Chicago area and down in northern Tucson, we finally found a house. With only 11 inches of rain a year and 99% of that comes in monsoon season, I need to really look at water storage. The house we've chosen is right next to a good sized wash and from the aerial views I've looked at, the wash should be a good way out of Dodge is the SHTF. Won't be able to use a car in the wash, so will be looking at a couple of quads with small trailers. The area we picked seems to have nice people and all and fortunately it not super populated. Can't wait to get our furniture and "stuff" down hear. The house is a little smaller than our old house, but my wife is letting me use the smaller bedroom for storage and the computer room. We met a couple of the neighbors so far but now I have to start feeling them out about preparedness. Wish me luck.