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No More Apartment Prepping… Any advice?

by suburban May 12, 2014 Personal
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Well, it seems I usually start out a post with, “It’s been a while, but…”  In this case, I can say that it’s been just about two months; it’s been stressful, rewarding, expensive, and much more.  Anyway, as the title says, I’m out of the apartment into a house.  There is a LOT more space. Any […]

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Raise Your Hand if You’ve Ever Used Your Fish Mox

by suburban March 11, 2014 Health
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Two weeks ago I traveled for work.  Over the weekend, I felt myself starting to feel like crap.  By Monday I felt like I had strep throat and bronchitis.  having both of them in the past I basically self diagnosed.  I was going to dive into my stash of Amoxicillin, however, as a prepper, I […]

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Personal 2013 Year in Review

by suburban January 2, 2014 Personal
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2013 was an interesting year for me.  I didn’t blog as much as I have blogged in the past, and I think that was apparent to everyone.  I prepped less this year than I have in the past.  In fact by comparison to the past several years, it was mostly nonexistent.  So what didn’t I […]

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Everyday Carry Items To Be Used For Personal Protection

by suburban August 2, 2013 EDC
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This article is by Cameron Green, of Green Academy of Personal Protection (GAPP). The key to everyday carry (or EDC) is not burdening yourself with too much nonsense but still having the necessary tools to take care of yourself whether they be weapons, survival equipment, or luxuries.  Putting it bluntly, if you carry too much […]

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New Jersey Preparedness and Alternative Energy Show – April 20th, in Woodbury, NJ

by suburban March 27, 2013 Gear
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I just got off the phone with Steve Schanne over at Off Grid Warehouse, a NJ based provider of preparedness gear and supplies.  Steve has been promoting a FREE, Yes FREE Alternative Energy and Preparedness Expo.  The Expo is being held in Woodbury, NJ on April 20th, 2013 in a 20,000 foot facility.  There will […]

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What Data Retention Means to the Preparedness Minded Today.

by suburban February 23, 2013 Personal
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Living in a digital age, privacy is minimal if someone wants to find you and if you are socially active online.  I thought this video might be important to share.  I will be asking my mobile access company what information they are storing about me…

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Prepping, a New Girlfriend, and Her Dog…

by suburban January 6, 2013 Personal
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Well, We’re all preparing here for whatever it is we are preparing for.  Hurricane, economic collapse, earthquake, civil unrest, whatever it is.  As a single person, prepping has been a pretty simple concept to undertake.  Know what my needs are and act on them.  Simple.  I want a months worth of food, I buy it.  […]

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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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Working Hard, Gear Update, a Book Give Away, and the Future

by suburban July 29, 2012 Personal
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First, thanks to everyone for continuing to read and signing up for the list to get notified of new posts.  To that end , you have no doubt noticed a lack of new posts, with the exception of a few of my guest authors.  I thank them as well for their diligent work. To my […]

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I’m Different… An Observation(s) from the Field of Life

by suburban April 1, 2012 EDC
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I’ve been on a long overdue vacation this past week.  Several years overdue, in fact.  But I learned something quite by accident that I would like to share.  While traveling with a group of friends outside the United States, one of which was getting married (I and two other friends were groomsmen), that of many […]

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