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Books, and Beginnings

A reader recently asked me, in response to my “A Little Light” post, what book I recommend as a first book on prepping.  (Hi, ansullivan!)  (For those who don’t want to bounce back and read it, I was reviewing the … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Thoughts

We’re not there, yet, but now’s as good a time as any to get down, in writing, a couple of thoughts that have been rolling around in my head, on the right to vote. It’s a basic thing, it seems–very … 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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Change of Plans

I was going to talk about the presidential primary races this week, with “special emphasis” on the Republicans.  However, if you’ve been anywhere near any sort of media outlet, you’re probably well aware of everything that’s been going on. (The … Continue reading

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Another List!

This week, we’ve got something from Natural News.  It’s your basic “emergency kit” infographic; basically, a list (as we’re so fond of), presented in photographic form.  Without any further introduction, let’s get into it: They start with a minimum of … Continue reading

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Ready for Winter

So, it’s late October.  I don’t know about where you live, but around me, the weather has turned cold, and the winds are blowing.  It probably won’t be too long before we see our first snow of the season. Are … Continue reading

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Responsible.

Okay, I said we were going to talk responsibilities this week.  I’ve got a couple I’d like to outline, just to get the ball rolling… First, if you’re going to complain about something, especially what the “guv’mint” is doing, be … Continue reading

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