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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2016-07-23)

July 23, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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While it may be futile to prepare for an Armageddon asteroid strike, the fact is that there are LOTS of things we can do to be better prepared for more ordinary (and even extraordinary) disastrous events.

 
This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) to voice your thoughts, opinions, or questions for others. Lets hear about what you’ve been doing this week for preparedness, or perhaps what you have done to convert your Fiat Paper into tangible practical assets 😉

The more who comment, the more that’s spread around for the benefit of all…

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How To Be Prepared When You’re Dead Broke

July 22, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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If you’re ‘broke’, but breathing, while you may be strapped for cash – you’re still eating – because you’re not dead 😉

If you wish to become better prepared (for disaster, SHTF, etc..), although you’re short on cash, there are some things that you can do to help yourself for your preparedness:

(UPDATED and re-posted for your further comments and help towards others in this situation)

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Pepper Spray For Self Defense

July 21, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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While a firearm is an ultimate ‘equalizer’, for many, pepper spray is an alternative means of self defense (escape) for a variety of reasons.

When pepper spray is sprayed onto another person, it will cause inflammation, coughing, choking, nausea, and will dilate the eyes with temporary blindness (while not causing permanent damage). The typical range of pepper spray is about ten feet (some a bit further).

Here’s more about it:

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Cooking Without Electricity – Solar Oven Cooker

July 20, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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At least during good weather, especially the summertime, cooking without electricity can be simple and easy while using a solar oven cooker.

Over the years I have built several ‘homemade’ solar oven cookers and I have also purchased one (which I still have and still use). It seemed to be one of the better cookers out there and it hasn’t let me down yet…

Here’s more about it, and I’m curious if any of you have a solar oven…

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How To Keep Your Kitchen Cutting Boards Safe From Contamination

July 19, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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Every kitchen likely has several or more cutting boards and they are probably used fairly often for the task of cutting or chopping all sorts of foods. A concern though is that of food-borne illness and/or cross-contamination on these cutting boards which can occur as a result of one or more ‘bad practice’ techniques.

Here is an important (and simple) health safety tip – how to keep your cutting boards safe from cross-contamination…

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What To Do In A Riot And How To Get Out…

July 18, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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Rule #1, don’t be in a riot.

With that said, lets say that you are NOT there to antagonize or disrupt, but your circumstances have you caught up in a riot. What do you do? How do you get out of a riot safely?

Here are several tips to help you get out of a riot:

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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2016-07-16)

July 16, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

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(last evening’s storm clouds…)

 
This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) to voice your thoughts, opinions, or questions for others. Lets hear about what you’ve been doing this week for preparedness, or perhaps what you have done to convert your Fiat Paper into tangible practical assets 😉

The more who comment, the more that’s spread around for the benefit of all…

 
With the Republican National Convention coming up next week, I have a feeling that we might see some serious unrest in Cleveland (and beyond?) – given the Soros funded BLM movement and desperation of ‘the-powers-that-be’ to ‘bring it all down’. Unless Trump is a Trojan horse, they simply cannot allow him into the presidency, and I fear the extent to which they will go…

 
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