Planning Your Urban Bug-Out Bag

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Everyone knows what a bug out bag is: a backpack filled with survival essentials that can assist you during or immediately after a natural or man-made disaster. The problem is, people start packing way too many things and end up with one that’s too heavy to carry.

There’s a balance between having too much or too little inside but there’re also solutions for this. the biggest issue is that people don’t keep in mind Continue reading

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Last Newsletter — Wrapping it Up

EmergencyBlankeyAs those (very few) of you who actually read my newsletter already know, I have sent out the last issue, #25. You will also see that the newsletter signup form has gone away.

Although, I just got yet another signup even after I removed the form. Go figure. Continue reading

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New Movie: “PREPPER”

AndrewPattersonI had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Andrew Patterson, director of a new movie he is working on, called “PREPPER.”

I originally saw one of the casting calls for extras back in May, about the time I was getting ready to move to Tulsa, so I passed it up. Kinda too bad; that looks like something I would have enjoyed. We had a short, but very interesting interview (posted below). For some additional information, you can look at the blog set up for the movie. Continue reading

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Bicycle Repair

BicycleShopIn newsletter issue #20, I discuss the lowly bicycle.

One of the biggest advantages of the bicycle is that all of the basic maintenance on a bicycle can be performed with non-powered hand tools. Continue reading

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Staying Healthy as a Prepper

DestroyDiabetesThis is an excerpt from my newsletter issue #19.

If you are overweight, have diabetes, or come down with heart disease or stroke, that is bad enough during “normal” times when you have reasonably good access to medical care. If you are in a WROL or TEOTWAWKI situation, then all of your other prepping efforts amount to nothing.

Along that line, I got an article proposal from a freelance writer last week offering to do an article for the blog. I do occasionally have guest articles on DFWPreppers, so I invited her to submit one. It was reasonably well-written, and had some good tips. But one of her tips almost caused me to gag Continue reading

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