September 2012

My Food Storage is Changing, an update on Apartment Prepping…

by suburban September 24, 2012 Bug In
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As my time prepping matures, and living in an apartment, I am also finding that my prepping is starting to morph a bit.  As I prep for food, most specifically, I find that cans of food are becoming cumbersome.  Specifically, soups, tunas, canned chicken (which is a personal favorite of mine), etc.  I also find […]

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Bug Out Threats, Traffic and Fuel, Part 1.5, OPSEC

by suburban September 16, 2012 Bug Out
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This is a supplement to Bug Out Threats, Traffic and Fuel, Part One.  While traveling this week, it occurred to me I might have missed something in the original post.  In fact it was brought to my attention by a buddy of mine as we were chatting about the possibility of having to Bug Out.  The […]

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11 Years Later

by suburban September 11, 2012 Personal
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There is not much to say today.  Very simply, my thoughts go out to the families and victims of the 9/11 tragedy 11 years ago today.  I don’t really have much more than that.

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My Defensive AR Course with GAPPNJ

by suburban September 10, 2012 Guns / Weapons
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“Oh man,” I thought as I forced myself out of bet this Sunday morning, I feel like I was hit by a small truck.  Wiping the sleep from my eyes, and prior to my first cup of coffee (as I write this it’s almost noon, and still need a first cup of coffee) I felt […]

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NBC’s Revolution, Full Pilot Episode.

by suburban September 7, 2012 Preparedness
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After 15 years of darkness, an unlikely trio sets out on a journey to save the world.

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Hygiene In the Field, or Bug Out Hygiene

by suburban September 6, 2012 Bug Out
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I’ve done a lot of camping this summer, and with the drought, you can imagine it was pretty hot out there.  I can attest that it was.  At our camp site we cut a lot of wood, and we used much of it for the camp fire.  Those were hot days swinging an axe, and […]

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Review of Smith’s Diamond Precision Knife Sharpening Kit

by suburban September 4, 2012 DIY
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Those of you that really know me, know I cannot sharpen a knife worth a damn.  I’ll get it right on one side of the blade, and  on the other side mangle the angle so badly you would assume the blade is worthless afterwards, if you just give me a sharpening stone and honing oil. […]

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