preparing for the things that are more likely to happen to you such as a job loss, a long illness or broken bone. Other things to prepare for is a divorce, death of a loved one including a pet. It is the day-to-day things that we need to prepare for first before preparing for the large events such as a EMP, global economic collapse or some other national or global event.
We live in troubled times, if you don’t think so just look what the people in Paris have gone through lately. So much can change in a second, be it a terrorist attack or something simple like an escalator stopping. What? Prudence, how can you include the attacks in Paris and an escalator stopping in […]
A boil water alert means that you should not consume water from your normal municipal water source until you boil it to a rolling boil for at least a minute. Consume means, drinking, cooking, brushing teeth, washing dishes and pet bowls. Without water you and I as humans won’t last much longer than three days. […]
Instant communication. If you are like me, you have become used to it, actually expect it. You have instant communication with your family and friends not just through phone calls, but email and text messages. In addition to that, if you are like most, you also communicate instantly what you are having for lunch or […]
There is a lot of talk about the possibilities of a financial collapse. There are a lot of indicators that a financial collapse is possible. In my humble opinion, I believe a financial collapse is probable, but this blog isn’t about the indicators of what leads me to that opinion. No, today I want to […]
Disasters. Sometimes you get warning, such as a big snow storm or hurricane approaching. Most of the time they come as a complete surprise with little to no warning. Think of the Boston marathon bombing….no warning at all. What about a natural disaster like a tornado, very little warning or time to prepare. One […]
Senses. You have five senses, touch, taste, sight, sound, and smell. You use all these senses on a daily basis, but not necessarily in a survival situation. Ensuring that all your senses are focused and trained is a huge part of surviving out in the wilderness but they are just as important for surviving in […]