Tag Archive for preparedness

Faith and Preparedness

The motto of the Boy Scouts of America is “Be prepared.”  Be prepared for what, you might ask.  And the answer would be to be prepared for anything.  While this has long been the motto of the scouts, the idea…

Seed Experiments Opens Eyes to Requirements

Over the past three years we have been experimenting with seeds to see which ones are best suited for our long term food supply system.  The results have been quite eye opening. Theoretically, seeds are supposed to keep indefinitely in…

Special Consideration for Babies in Evacuation Situations

Amid all the planning for the basic needs of everyone in the group, people might forget that babies require more than the basics.  There are several things to consider when making a preparedness plan when infants are part of the…

The Game Is Rigged and Preparation is a Must

The Game Is Rigged and Preparation is a Must by Matt Moody Many of us in the United States today see a country we don’t recognize. As a “Boomer” I have watched transitions in this country that really concern me.…

Is Solar Activity Linked to Earthquakes?

The USGS tracks earthquakes and other earth events globally.  Scientists have been looking for a way to predict earthquakes.  Certainly being able to evacuate an area before such an event would save lives. Some scientists have been working on the…

Emergency Preparation: No Toilet Paper – No Problem

by Matt Moody Over the years I’ve taught numerous emergency preparation classes to more people than I can count. In that time one of the things I have learned is that most individuals and families are taking one thing for granted – the…

Selfishness and Preparedness: An Article by J. Vanne

Selfishness and Preparedness by J. Vanne Recently, a small firestorm was ignited by Valerie Lucus-McEwen, a government Emergency Management employee, who had the temerity to accuse preparedness types of “selfishness.” While your immediate reaction may be – as mine certainly…

Free Prepping Series, part 4: Attitudes

Today we are talking about money and things we can do at no cash cost.  But first a little primer about attitudes and misconceptions about the financial aspects of prepping.  Attitude is everything.  Everything you do was an attitude first.…

Meat Production in Nevada for Preparedness

By Joshua Livengood I have met several people who are having a difficult time figuring out their food supply in Nevada.  Specifically, their meat supply.  Since many rural preppers meat supply includes livestock grazing on their farm. it makes sense…