Storing gasoline seems to make a lot of sense. Gas prices keep rising, and if you believe we’ve hit peak oil—which we probably have—prices could go up exponentially. Conflict in the Middle East continues, and that could lead to diminished supply of oil.
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It’s so easy to get an amateur radio license! You’re going to be really surprised. It used to be that in order to get a license you had to know Morse code and pass a Morse code test, but they totally dropped the requirement in 2007. Lucky us!
A few years ago I got my amateur radio operator’s license. The way I see it, in an emergency I will want two-way communication, not just a radio to listen on! HAM radios are one of the most reliable forms of communication.
Last week I posted about the supplies you need to get started sprouting. Today we’ll talk about what you actually need to do to grow your first sprouts!
Are you ready to try sprouting? You’ll need to gather a few things before we get started, but you may already have some of the supplies you need.
Different seeds will grow different things, but all of them should work for sprouting, right? Not necessarily.
If you read much about emergency preparation, sooner or later you’ll come across suggestions that you incorporate sprouting into your preparations (or your lifestyle!).
IMPORTANT: It’s very simple to turn off your gas, but the gas company must come out to turn it back on, so don’t actually turn your gas off unless it is an emergency!
For a little while when I was growing up, my sister and I shared an apartment-type building that was behind our family’s main house. One time, one of our younger brothers was in our room playing with matches and he caught our room on fire! We had a curtain hanging in the middle of the… Read more »
My family always lived in southern California when I was growing up, so I have many, many memories of earthquakes. In southern California, people expect earthquakes, so they prepare for them! There are special building codes to keep structures from collapsing. Kids have earthquake drills in school.