Monthly Archives: July 2008

California Earthquake

July 30th, 2008 (6 Comments)

Yeah, yeah, I know I am a little late getting to the party on this one.  It happened yesterday right? As many of you know I am taking the California State Bar so I have not been blogging with frequency.  I promise that will change soon and the suburban preparedness movement will be back on […]

Super Cheap Security System

July 17th, 2008 (8 Comments)

Survival is all about creativity and low price.  All of our preps need to be minimal in cost since (for must of us) they are a luxury.  Most people don’t have the luxury of being able to set aside money for unknown disasters.  Today especially, families are barely making ends meet and therefore preparedness budgets […]

Beans, Bullets and Bandaids… Check! But What’s Next?

July 13th, 2008 (12 Comments)

We have all heard the famous saying in regards to the basics of preparedness; “Beans, Bullets and Bandaids”.  It stands for the proposition that the initial steps in preparation MUST include food/water, firearms/training and medical supplies/first aid know-how.  No one argues about the first layer.  It sufficiently covers the basics.   It will allow you to […]

So I lied to you two posts ago…

July 10th, 2008 (8 Comments)

I didn’t get the Sig… I picked up what I consider to be the Holy Grail of pistols for defense, survival and repelling zombie hoards … the Heckler and Koch, USP .45ACP Full Size (applause) Look, I don’t want to get into the whole debate about what is the best end of the world gun, […]

Mega Disasters

July 1st, 2008 (1 Comment)

 I LOVE the Show Mega Disasters on the History Channel!  Here is a quick link to an upcoming episode about a BIG Quake in San Francisco. Mega Disasters: San Francisco Earthquake Warning: Not for any of you cave dwellers stick stuck on dial up!!! Lots of graphics and ads.   Oh, One final note for […]