Category Archives: Post-Collapse

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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A Loss of Knowledge?

I’ve been somewhat scatter-brained this week, so this may seem a bit disjointed. (…a bit more disjointed than normal?)  I read something in the newspaper that got me thinking, though.  It’s a similar notion to one I’ve read about, thought … Continue reading

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Getting Home

This week will be briefer than I would like. I had planned on having lots of time to write the post, but then real life happened.  At any rate, I was going to redux my GHB. As I believe I … Continue reading

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More On Groups

Continuing the thread from my last post, this week I’ve got a few more (hopefully, more coherent) thoughts on small groups. A lot of the wording here is from various Wikipedia articles; I think I’ve got enough commentary to make … Continue reading

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Why Do We Do This Again?

So, I had an idea all teed up for this week’s post, involving my bafflement at the right-wing media’s “sudden” realization that Palin is a crackpot, when Real Life ™ intervened, and reminded me why I do this prepping thing. … Continue reading

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Bucket Review

So, my wife got a discount coupon for a “72-hour emergency kit,” and we decided to go with it, so I could review it here.  “For science.”  Here we go: Bottom Line Up Front:  For a bare-bones basic, this is … Continue reading

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Exposition!

As mentioned last week, the family and I made the trip to Boonsboro, Maryland over the weekend, to attend the Second Annual Mid-Atlantic Preparedness and Survival Expo.  In some respects, it went exactly as expected; in other ways, not so … Continue reading

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