There are some great reasons to take up Prepping as a hobby. Notice I did not say a lifestyle. I think there is some real commitment necessary to LIVE that way and it may not be worth the trade-offs. The word HOBBY was a conscious choice. All of the benefits, but without the anti … Continue reading Building a Better You – A Prepper’s Perspective
This is a post about regrets. For all my preps, it turns out I am just the most comfortable passenger still going to go down with the ship. I am spending large amounts of time rethinking my half-assed prepping. The problem with prepping is that when everybody else is trying to do it, it is … Continue reading What I Shoulda Done Before the Plague
What do you do with the knock that comes to your door on day 36 of a bad situation? It is your sister-n-law and she has run out of food. This bothers me, but ultimately I know what the right answer is. I just resent it all because I am a selfish prepper. Prepper withstand … Continue reading I AM a Selfish Prepper
The Bug Out Bag. You have heard mention of it all over the place. Fine, what exactly goes into it? Ask 100 people and get 99 answers. All we can do is peak into each others BOB and get ideas for ourselves. If a situation pops up that you actually need to grab the Bug … Continue reading What’s In the Bug Out Bag?
There was a post the other day on Reddit about the crisis in Venezuela. It was arguing that trade goods were far more valuable, or at least practical, than gold in an economic collapse situation. Should preppers and their milder cousins, the conservative investor, be looking at Liquor instead of Bullion? My take on this … Continue reading Gold vs Goods in a Collapse