Category Archives: Gear

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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Prepping Lists, Part Two – the BoB

We’ll continue this week (and next–it’s a big list, so I’m going to post a little more frequently for a short while) with the Family Survival Planning complete book of lists.  This time around, it’s the “Bug-Out-Bag,” or 72-hour kit. … Continue reading

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Hot Enough For You?

We here on the East Coast are looking at another brief heat wave, with temperatures reaching into the mid- to upper-nineties, and humidity doing the same. (I very much envy you Southwest Desert types, with your dry heat.  The desert … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Thoughts

An odd jumble of random thoughts and notes from the homestead: Some days, it’s hard to be a civilized, adult human being.  Most of us manage it fairly well; a surprising number of us–not so much. If ever there was … Continue reading

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Not Going to Talk About It.

I had thought about talking politics this week.  Then Sunday happened in Orlando.  I’m not going to talk much about that–far too much ink, far too many electrons have already been spent on it.  I’ll say that I could have … Continue reading

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A Little Light

Reading, that is.  I recently picked up the book 52 Prepper Projects: A Project a Week to Help You Prepare for the Unpredictable, by David Nash.  I’m not exactly reading it cover-to-cover, but glancing at it from time to time, … Continue reading

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