So, on the issue of preparing for an unforeseen event in which one of the main ‘comforts’ we’ve come to rely on is no longer available (i.e. power), here is what’s happened since I last wrote about it… Our closest neighbors came by to have some popcorn and watch two of the most recent episodes of the Discovery channel “Doomsday Preppers” that I had recorded… There were several levels of interest (or lack of it, I may say) but there was some discussion… Some of our neighbors, about 1.2 miles away,
The rules to wilderness survival or any kind of survival are easy to remember so here they are;
You can live 3 minutes without breathing or severe bleeding.
You can live 3 hours without shelter from the elements.
You can live 3 days without water.
You can live 3 weeks without food.
These rules are not etched in stone and are only a guideline as an EMT I know brain damage doesn't start until after 6 minutes without breathing.
So, here is a simple question: “If we lost power (for whatever reason) this evening and it was not restored for ten (10) days, am I prepared to deal with it? If yes, precisely how? If not, what do I need to do to be prepared?” This simple question triggers all sort of thoughts when one start evaluating the bases of one’s lifestyle… People who think – and act – about these things are called ‘preppers’. Some people take it to extremes, like some of the characters in the Doomsday Preppers series being
Here in mid-Missouri it's 79° and sunny pear trees are blooming, lilacs are blooming, irises are coming up and I need to mow the lawn.
I put up a pen for my chickens to keep the Hawks and other critters from having them for lunch hated to do it I enjoy watching chickens scratching in the yard but the loss was becoming unacceptable.
I changed the name of my new pup I was going to call her Eve but every time I called her all I could think of was Susie so Susie she is.
Originally Posted by Diesel
If .22 was the issued round you'd be saying the same thing.. apples to apples bud
Geez Diesel. Here we have a "my bullit can beat up your bullit" argument and you want to muddy the water with common sense!
Next you'll say the reason all the tactical clothes are green isn't because it matches my eyes.... come on.