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Whew, it’s August, and 2020 is providing just as many nutty distractions from our preparedness now as it was in January. While the ‘Rona continues to be a driving force in politics and our daily lives, most of us now accept it as part of our daily lives.  Likewise, as politics heat up between President…

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***Hard Love and Bummer Post Alert!*** I feel that it’s safe to state that life for most of us is more difficult now than it was only six months ago. While I hope and wish for the difficulties to end soon, not considering the alternative, even though I don’t want to, is not a safe…

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One of the critical abilities needed to master today’s world is the capacity to spot fake news. Knowing how to spot fake news helps purify the information we base our decisions upon. When we can do that, we make more effective decisions, which is pretty important when it comes to preparedness.  Here we discuss: What…

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Mount St. Helens Volcano Anniversary

On May 18, 1980, Mount St Helen’s which is located about 100 miles south of Seattle and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. In this episode, we will talk about: The Eruption Geology & Tectonics Five Volcano Facts Why is this information helpful for preparedness? Hopefully, you don’t ever have to experience a volcano eruption.…

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Complex Disasters

Let’s talk about some stuff that does it make people feel very comfortable-complex disasters.  In this episode we will discuss: What is a Complex Disaster Preparing for Complex Disasters Complex disasters are an unpleasant thought, yet an important one to have none-the-less. Considering complex disasters from a “what-if?” mindset allows us to be one step…

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We Should All Be Preppers is a definite and in this episode we're going to discuss the Atlantic article, "We Should All Be Preppers," by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. 

In this episode, we’re going to discuss the Atlantic article, “We Should All Be Preppers,” by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. Never forget, you’re just one prep away. If you have any other thoughts or questions about social isolation mindset, please leave a comment…

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Teams vs. Lone Wolfs

While the first Rambo was a great movie, it set a bad precedent for many people in the preparedness niche who now feel they can go it alone during a disaster or other difficult times. Since I first began prepping back in the ‘80s, there is always talk of people going solo during difficult times.…

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Heat Injury

Did you know that nearly 1000 people die each year due to heat-related illnesses? Not to mention the tens of thousands who suffer from heat-related injuries that sometimes extend for the rest of their lives. As a paramedic and heat casualty myself, I know first hand the serious and prolonged problems heat can cause. In…

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Overcoming Procrastination

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do and have been putting it off? In this episode on overcoming procrastination, we talk about:  What is procrastination, Why we procrastinate, and How you can overcome it to help become better prepared and more able to deal with the nonsense life throws at you. What is Procrastination…

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Five Best Ben Franklin Prepper Quotes

Have you ever thought about how something you screwed up is just what someone famous is now quoted on? Well, I did, and had I listened to Ben Franklin’s words of wisdom, I may have been better prepared to get on the road when I headed for the woods. So part of my situational awareness…

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