Category Archives: Emergency Survival Preparation

Crash On The 105 – Luminaid Solar Powered inflatable Light

Driving home from Arizona, towing a UHaul trailer in traffic on the 105 freeway at about 8pm on a Thursday night. I’m driving 60 in the slow lane, using cruise control so I don’t get another ticket for speeding with … Continue reading

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Good Guys

I believe in the good guys. I’m also a life time member of the NRA. No, they aren’t right every time, but are the biggest force for freedom in the area of 2nd amendment rights. I fully support them and … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Earthquake Swarm, Part Two

We’re laying on the bed, watching TV, when the cat starts to scratch himself. No. That’s not why the bed is moving. “Is that you?”. Not me. Hmmm.. Must be an earthquake. Yup. Hanging light is moving. Didn’t we just … Continue reading

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Keeping Food Safe in an Emergency

The power’s out; the flood waters have receded; the earthquake’s finished rocking your world. Now, you and your family need to be self sufficient for the next several days or even weeks. You have some emergency food pouches, but you’d … Continue reading

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Survivor Food Review: Mainstay 3600

This article, written by some guys who work for Mining Australia, a trade magazine, is hilarious and, I’m sure, absolutely accurate. It’s purpose was to keep miners alive who might be trapped underground in a mining collapse, a purpose that … Continue reading

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Earthquakes – How to Prepare, Part 3 – After

EARTHQUAKES Severe earthquakes are one of nature’s most frightening and destructive phenomena. The forces of plate tectonics shape the earth, as the huge plates that form the earth’s surface slowly move over, under and past each other. Sometimes, the movement … Continue reading

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Earthquakes – How to Prepare, Part 2 – During

EARTHQUAKES   Severe earthquakes are one of nature’s most frightening and destructive phenomena. The forces of plate tectonics shape the earth, as the huge plates that form the earth’s surface slowly move over, under and past each other. Sometimes, the … Continue reading

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Anyone Can Lose Power

There’s a joke in there somewhere. “High winds in the D.C. area are currently causing electrical power surges that impacted power supply to the Capitol,” Read the entire article at: http://www.nationaljournal.com The Capitol dome, where power was knocked out for … Continue reading

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Earthquakes – How to Prepare, Part 1 – Before

EARTHQUAKES Severe earthquakes are one of nature’s most frightening and destructive phenomena. The forces of plate tectonics shape the earth, as the huge plates that form the earth’s surface slowly move over, under and past each other. Sometimes, the movement … Continue reading

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GiraDora, A Foot Powered Washing Machine

GiraDora, an inexpensive foot powered washing machine and dryer developed by two Los Angeles design students to address the problem of cleaning clothes in impoverished areas, would be a valuable addition to any emergency preparation supplies. While the focus of … Continue reading

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