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New Orleans City Tour. Artifacts of Katrina, 10 Years Later

by suburban February 25, 2014 Preparedness
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Hey everyone.  This weekend I am in New Orleans for the very first time for a work conference.  I am fortunate enough to have my significant other with me to enjoy the weekend with.  We’re having a good time.  Dinner, & a couple drinks on Bourbon Street, etc. Yesterday we took a city tour.  It […]

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Review of “Without Rule of Law, Advanced Skills to Help You Survive: Hide, Evade, Scavenge, and Infiltrate”

by suburban February 20, 2013 Civil Unrest
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This review is probably months overdue. I’ve had “Without Rule of Law: Advanced Skills to Help You Survive” for months. It also took me a couple months to get through because I picked it up just every now and then to read it when I had a spare moment. To be sure I did not […]

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I Am “SO” Out of Touch

by suburban October 18, 2011 Economy
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It’s true… I spent the weekend with a friend in AZ close to Fort Hauchuca.  Sierra Vista, AZ to be exact.  This is a friend I met when we were in the 6th grade in middle school.  We’ve known each other for about 27 years.  One of my oldest friends.  Now, to give you some color, […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban October 8, 2011 Politics
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2 Activists Not Sure on Communist Solution SHTF CREW TAG The Day of Darkness Came Surviving Hypothermic Conditions Live, Laugh, Prepare… WROL Spring Development    

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‘Suburban’s” Take on Sharing Your Gear, Supplies, and Food With Others

by suburban February 7, 2011 Civil Unrest
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Over the past couple of weeks a reader and someone I correspond with via email wrote a couple of posts for the blog that have had some good comments associated with them regarding ethics and gear.  You can find them here if you have not read them: The Case for Non-lethal Defense Share and Share […]

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Understanding Everyone In the City Will Be a Refugee Post SHTF

by suburban February 3, 2011 Preparedness
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Not often spoken of, I think in the survivalist or prepper circle, is how to avoid becoming a refugee post SHTF. We talk a lot about prepping, we talk a lot about bugging out or bugging in, but we never really talk about the situation where we do find ourselves shut off from our gear […]

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Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival – Part One

by suburban January 17, 2011 Preparedness
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Is it inevitable; A disaster of catastrophic proportion that changes everyone’s living situation going forward for good?  Is living post disaster just an unforeseen reality that many of us have not experienced yet?  Look at Haiti just over a year ago.  Look at Australia with flooding that has destroyed homes and lives. One thing is […]

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Ashton Kutcher On It Hitting the Fan

by suburban December 30, 2010 Preparedness
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This has been floating around the blogsphere the past day or two.  Interestingly enough he too is worried about the proverbial SHTF scenario.  Check out the article here: http://huff.to/i1tVXd Let me know what you think.

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Prepping For A Personal SHTF

by suburban November 2, 2010 Bug In
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Today I want to take the time to talk a little about something I have not.  The title says it all, I think, with the exception of defining what a “Personal SHTF” is because, well, it’s personal.  In today’s economy, I think that most people might define a personal SHTF as a job loss.  it […]

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A Safe Room For Your Home

by suburban October 26, 2010 Bug In
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I am not really sure this is going to apply to those of us who live in apartments.  However, I may touch on that in this post. Much of what we discuss, or I write, rather, revolves around bugging out.  As mentioned in a previous post, I was going to consider situations in the suburbs […]

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