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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2016-02-13)

February 13, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

It’s all going along steady, smooth, and calm, until…

This weekly post is open forum (any topic) enabling you to voice your opinions, concerns, questions, and to also let others know what you have done this week for your preparedness.
The more who comment, the more ideas that are spread around for the benefit of all…

Here’s your chance to speak out:

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A Flour Mill Is A Preparedness Essential For Homemade Bread

February 12, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Wheat berries without a flour mill is like an oven without heat. You can’t make your own bread if you can’t mill the wheat to flour…

For the serious prepper, one of the most common food preps within the category of ‘dry goods’ is wheat (wheat berries). The essential ingredient for making your own bread from scratch.

Buckets of stored wheat is a common sight in a prepper’s food pantry. A single 5-gallon bucket of wheat holds about 47,000 calories; it can produce about 25 loaves of bread, and will store for decades. (See details here)

The thing is — you can’t make bread if you can’t mill the wheat to flour.
Here’s what you need:

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This Is Why The Mega Banks Are Promoting A Cashless Society

February 11, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


In case you haven’t noticed, the mega banks are promoting a cashless society. For those of you who may say, “Who cares?” “I already only use debit cards, credit cards, and online banking for 99% of my transactions – so what does it matter?”…

Here’s why it matters:

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A Short List Of Preparedness Supplies To Get Your Noggin Thinking…

February 10, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Preparedness Lists are always fun… And are never wrong or are ever complete.

With that said however, here’s yet another short list of preparedness supply concerns to consider (other than food & water) for a time you hope never to experience.

Maybe one of these will get your ‘noggin’ to thinking about it…

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Prepper Acronyms and Terms

February 9, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


A list to get you started with some of the survival & preparedness acronyms and terms that you may read or hear while delving into the community…

Guest article, by ‘NRP’…

Huh? What did you say? What does that mean? Have you ever read and noticed all kinds of Acronyms that you really don’t understand? I figured it would be fun to toss out a few and let the SHTF land where it will. Let’s have a little fun with this.

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Test Your Situational Awareness By Watching These Short Videos…

February 9, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Situational Awareness (a semi-regular topic here) is a condition that is GREATLY lacking among the common public at large. It makes sense I suppose, given our modern society filled with safety nets. There’s little reason to hone one’s situational awareness skills. Or is there?

It does seem that as we descend further into socioeconomic decline there will be more reason to hone one’s situational awareness skills for the sake of security…

With that said, I happened across a few fun YouTube videos which cleverly highlight the things that we sometimes ‘miss’…

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How To Survive Anything

February 8, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


What are some of the things that you can do in order to better your odds to survive?
…to survive ‘anything’.

Here are a few thoughts on the subject:

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