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GETTING OUT OF DODGE  

GETTING OUT OF DODGE  

No matter how good of a safe haven your home is, your prepping should include a plan to quickly “bug out” (Get out of Dodge/ GOOD). This is because a number of after effects of an EVENT could negatively affect

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Surviving with New Skill Sets

Surviving with New Skill Sets

If one were to look at Mama Donna and I and compare us to some 30’ish couple in an exclusive gated subdivision, who are a GS whatever federal government paper-shuffler and a mid-level lawyer in a big firm we’d look

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When the Disaster Hits

When the Disaster Hits

Whether it is natural or man-made, you have to survive the initial event or it is game over. In many cases, however, survival comes down to God’s grace. A tornado may make a direct hit on you, an earthquake could

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IT’S AS EASY AS 1 (GENERATOR), 2 (COOLERS), AND 3 (CAR BATTERIES)

IT’S AS EASY AS 1 (GENERATOR), 2 (COOLERS), AND 3 (CAR BATTERIES)

  Even though I am now surrounded by 20” or so of snow, I am thinking of spring when I do the checks on my prepping gear. One item on the list is to bring out my generator for its

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Too Many Chiefs

Too Many Chiefs

There is an old saying in the military that a plan is good until the first shot is fired. If you have ever been involved with creating and executing any kind of large scale plan, military or not, you know

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Why Should Families be Prepping Together?

Why Should Families be Prepping Together?

My wife, Mama Donna, doesn’t really think of herself as a Prepper, but she possesses a lot of the basic ideas and skills. She can crochet outfits and sweaters, cook up a storm and can scratch bake like you wouldn’t

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Booby-traps can help you Survive and “WIN”

Booby-traps can help you Survive and “WIN”

A Level III / Apocalypse has come and you need to get your goodies out on your perimeter and around your safe haven to surprise the slime balls, looters and other creatures who want your supplies over your dead body.

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Survival Events and Responses

Survival Events and Responses

This is a general guideline I came up with to help my prepping. While you may have a specific event in mind to prep for, such as tornados, there are others that can affect you. They can be minor, such

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Understanding Self Defense: Passive and Active

Understanding Self Defense: Passive and Active

The Seven Sisters of Urban Survival (Part VII) Passive security is a matter of putting as many layers or barriers between you and your family and the bad guys outside who may want to get in. It is necessary to

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How to Use Money in a Survival Situation

How to Use Money in a Survival Situation

The Seven Sisters of Urban Survival (Part VI) Sooner or later every prepping and urban survivalist discussion gets around to money in general and gold in particular, with silver jingling around in between. With all the hype, confusion can reign.

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