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Turmoil really does happen…that’s why we need to be prepared

So…most times, prepping seems to be a theoretical exercise.  “How bad could it get?”.  “What’s the worst that could happen?”.  That’s what people say.  They assume that we are preparing for the zombie apocalypse.  But you know what?  Most of … Continue reading

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Survival tip – easy-to-make fire starters

Here’s a short video showing how to make a very easy fire starter.  This is a variation on the standard “cotton ball with petroleum jelly” fire starter.  Lots of folks will just roll cotton balls around in petroleum jelly – … Continue reading

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Humility and inspiration…good things to have

Today I volunteered, along with several of my co-workers (most of whom I count among my very best friends in the world) at the Denver Rescue Mission, a local homeless shelter.  We chopped (about a trillion) potatoes, and then served … Continue reading

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I guess it’s for the children, or something, cuz it sure as hell doesn’t do anything in the real world

So…the Colorado State Assembly is poised to ban magazines that hold more than 15 rounds.  Apparently this will stop gun violence.  I’m not sure how, as they really haven’t explained that part.  I guess that it all hinges on everyone, … Continue reading

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What we do and why we do it

There are a few people that know what I do in my spare time (prepping, training, just generally getting ready).  Most of them ask me why I am doing it.  I am a senior executive at a bank.  I have … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Prepping.  I’ve been doing it for a little while now.  At first I tried to keep it secret from my wife.   But once I got to the point where I was spending money on things that we didn’t need RIGHT … Continue reading

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