Author Archives: leftwingsurvivalist

About leftwingsurvivalist

I'm a survivalist and prepper with a difference!

Dining, and…

This week I’m going to keep things brief.  The topic is food–which I’ve spoken about many times before: here, and here, and here, and a dozen or so other posts.  You know my basic opinions:  Figure out what you eat, … Continue reading

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Water Purification, not Politics

Yes, I had intended to talk politics a bit in this post, but after Trump fired the FBI Director yesterday, in an incredibly ugly fashion, to say nothing of the bad timing and horrible optics–well, that’s really only the latest … Continue reading

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Wonderful Water

After promising last time to talk about water this time, our part of the world was blessed with almost a week of rain.  While there’s such a thing as too much, we’re pretty far from that point.  Still, it makes … Continue reading

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Game Plan

I had planned on going back to the Family Survival Planning guide this week, but I’m being overcome by events–springtime is like that, on a homestead.  So that will have to wait until the next post.  (For those reading ahead, … Continue reading

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Homestead Status Update, Spring 2017

This time around, I’m taking a break from the Family Survival Planning list, and taking a look around at the Status Quo around the homestead.  It’s springtime, after all, which means things are about to get busy. The weather has … Continue reading

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Getting Home, Part the Last

This week, we take a peek into my GHB and my car kits.  I’ve covered the GHB before, but there have been a couple of fairly minor tweaks since then; I don’t think I’ve gone over the car kit much … Continue reading

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Getting Home – The Emergency Car Kit

As I mentioned last time, this week we’re looking at car kits, but I diverge a little from the Family Survival Planning guide here. They start out well enough, giving their reasoning for having kits in your car, being basically … Continue reading

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