How to Get Emergency Power from a Phone Line gives great detail, and from what I read, this seems very possible to do? he seems to cover all the safety questions I had about it. I believe the wires are "alive" so why not?
How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit. Every June for the start of hurricane season here in Florida, I start collecting water in old cat litter jugs for flushing our toilets if we lose power (we have so many times), I keep drinking water bottles also, stock up on nonperishables, but I never thought of fruit cups♥