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Ten Items for Your Home During A Short Term Power Outage

December 18, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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You have lost power.

It’s going to be a short term power outage. What are some of the things that might be nice to have during this time? Here are just a few ideas:

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The Reckoning Of A Collapsing Oil Price, Production Demand, And Market Stimulus

December 17, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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The price of oil ‘should’ be decided by supply and demand. Instead though, and as with many other markets, price has been decided by hedge funds, speculation, and financial policies which have inflated prices beyond the ‘real’ fundamentals.

So the question is, what happens when market realization sets in that the air that has been inflating the balloon has suddenly stopped?

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Levels Of Survival Priorities

December 16, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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Here are a few thoughts about prioritizing one’s priorities in a survival type situation.

Whether you are planning for, or actually encountering an emergency or disaster, consider this list of general areas to focus on first.

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People Who Panic In An Emergency

December 15, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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I’ve read statistics that 80 to 90 percent of people will panic or will be unable to stay calm during an emergency or survival situation. This leaves just 10 to 20 percent of us who are less likely to panic and who will be able to grasp the situation clearly.

Have you ever noticed others who panic in an emergency, or who will panic in a situation much less than an emergency?

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Winter Wonderland – Northern NH

December 14, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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Since photography is one of my hobbies, today I decided to post a few pictures that I captured this morning of our ‘winter wonderland’ while taking a walk around the property.

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Kitchen Oil Or Grease Fire

December 13, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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Oils have a smoke point and they have a flash point. If you’ve heated up oil to the point of smoking, it doesn’t take too much more additional heat to ignite into flames. If this happens in your kitchen, either on your stove top or in your oven, do you know what to do?

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A Community Ring Of Preparedness Minded Neighbors

December 12, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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You will be safer and more resilient after a natural or man-made disaster if your immediate local neighborhood, community, or network (group) is prepared. The more prepared – the safer, the better, the more quick to recover for everyone.

There is power in numbers, and that goes for everything between security and putting food on the table. No man is an island, and if you think you are – then good luck to you. It will take like-minded individuals and community to pull through a major SHTF.

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