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“You never know what you had until it’s gone.” The saying is very familiar to those who have lost something or someone of value. For preppers, especially those who are flying solo because their spouse doesn’t believe in preparedness or would think that you finally fell off the deep end, one of the scariest scenarios is if we or our preps weren’t there for our family. What would happen to our families if we just disappeared? Indulge me as I provide a few scenarios.
Scenario #1 – Economic Collapse and Food Storage
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A reader sent a Youtube link to me of an old black and white movie called Panic in the Year Zero. It was released in 1962. I normally don’t watch old black and whites, but I hit play while I was doing other stuff online. As I was listening to the video, I heard some dialogue that peeked my interest so I switched over to watch it. I was surprised to hear some of the same stuff that I read when I’m looking for those excellent article to link up on Prepper Website. As I watched the movie, I opened [...]
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Recently, I have had a couple of interactions with others where I just didn’t understand where they were coming from. They started talking and sharing a situation, but I needed background info. and needed them to backup to understand what they were talking about. I like to see the big picture and then narrow in on the subject. But not everyone is like that. It got me to thinking about teaching preparedness skills. You might not be a classroom teacher, but you might need to teach skills one day.
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I really believe that as the economy continues to drag along towards an inevitable decline, that anything a prepper can do to shore up their income streams will be a valuable asset to their financial security. You can’t and shouldn’t depend on your day to day job! Yes, you should work hard, be an asset to your company, desire to move up, etc… But you should also think of other ways you could bring in income. You should, like so many other preppers have already done, consider a micro or small business to supplement [...]
I think the ability to think and act creatively is a great one to have. Unfortunately, with technology and our fast paced lives, kids don’t have the time to be creative any more. This article provides some great advice or points to think about.
Creativity in a child gives him more than just the ability to play pretend or be artistic, it also leads a child to think and reason for himself. Having a well-tuned imagination will give your child an advantage when he enters the adult world. When he can look at an issue from many points of view [...]