• bean flour soups

    Bean Flour Soups

    I’m really a big fan of Just Add Water foods.  These are meals that are made entirely of freeze dried or dehydrated foods that become edible with just the addition ...

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Defeating Stalkers

Stalker:  An individual with an unhealthy obsession for another person. There are a number of definitions of “stalker” in our society today.  You can have stalkers on your website or your FaceBook account.  These people, while “creepy”, generally cannot do you direct harm.  The anonymity of the Internet gives you some level of safety. Where […]

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Open Carry vs. Concealed Carry

Open carry versus Concealed carry is one of the most divisive and controversial issues regarding firearms. Open carry, in particular, seems to evoke the most strident responses.  There is very little gray area in most people’s opinion on the subject:  Most are either fully for it, for fully against it. According to OpenCarry.org,  44 states […]

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Wanna Get Rich? Adopt These 7 Traits

Lots of Baby Boomers are considering “second life” careers – either through choice or necessity.   How many of these traits do you really possess? Wanna get rich?  Stupid rich? It can still be done, but it take a lot of work.  A great way to get moving in the right direction is to see what […]

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Barter Better

Different Baby Boomers and other preppers have different beliefs as to the depth and breadth of the event which causes their plan to be implemented. Some believe the event will be no more than a “personal recession” – a job loss, perhaps. Others think it could escalate to a national or worldwide depression. We could […]

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Must-Have Records After TSHTF

Our lives are increasingly dependent upon data and records. Most of the time, these records are used for some sort of identification or authentication, or as proof of ownership/past payment.  It is incredible how much “permission” we are required to get to live our lives. This can be even more important for Baby Boomers, as […]

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Field Expedient Rocket Stoves

I’ve been researching different way of cooking in an emergency situation. I carry a homemade Penny Stove in my Get Home Bag (GHB). They are excellent for this purpose – small, heat up quickly, are pretty powerful, and don’t use a lot of fuel. They have their downsides, though. You need to carry fuel with […]

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Medication Shortages

It is pretty amazing how dependent we’ve become on EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses and Doctors.  More disturbing, is how dependent we’ve become on prescription medications.  Instead of fixing the cause of the problem, we’ve been trained to take a pill, and the problem magically goes away. We Baby Boomers, as we age, become more and more […]

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