Category Archives: Preparing

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 Read more on Planning Your Urban Bug-Out Bag…

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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. Read more on New Movie: “PREPPER”…

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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. Read more on Bicycle Repair…

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A Short Video on OPSEC

BewareTheTrashCollectorI’ve written a bit on OPSEC in my newsletter (I really do plan to eventually archive back issues on this site…) but I ran across this short video on a facet of OPSEC most of us don’t usually think about. Read more on A Short Video on OPSEC…

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Late Autumn Follow-up With Chris Downs

I last spoke with Chris back in April, and we had a pleasant discussion of the various things needed to live off the grid up in the Colorado mountains. As mentioned then, I first heard about Chris from an e-book entitled “Leap Into Your New Life” Continue reading

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