I think I got it

Here’s the scenerio.

And you can make fun of preppers all you want but when push comes to shove, if you have explored the potential space– first night out leaving baby alone w/ sitter– of being prepared, you are a prepper.

End of Story.

My got it and it involves land line phones.

Coming to you from The Department of Redundancy Department which is connected to the world via lines that contain their own electricity.