Category Archives: Reality Check

SHTF Pest Control!

SHTF Pest Control
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SHTF Pest ControlI do not know of a single human on this planet who enjoys mosquitoes, ticks, roaches, or creepy crawlies. Barring the entomologist in the world, being outside with bugs can mess up a perfect camping trip. Fortunately, there are many options to spray around and life is good. However, in a grid down scenario, we will not have the luxury of heading to the local big box and getting a new can of mosquito, roach, or wasp spray. Continue reading SHTF Pest Control!

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Death and Dying!

Death and Dying
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Death and DyingIn this show EK is back. She will be talking about a very tough topic. Death, dying, and the stages we all go through in the process. In this show we will be discussing what stages a person goes through when they know they are dying, knowing when to let someone go, what happens when someone is dying, how to handle and cope with what is happening, and what to do with the body once they pass away. Continue reading Death and Dying!

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Defending Your Home Part 2!

Defending Your Home Part 2!
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A famous line from a movie once quoted, Defending Your Home Part 2“This is my house. I have to defend it.” Last week we all learned that we have behavior problems and that we need discipline. We discussed ideas for Light, Sound, Smell, Sanitation, and Appearance discipline.

In this show, we will be discussing even more ideas to harden and defend your home. Continue reading Defending Your Home Part 2!

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Defending Your Home!

Defending Your Home. Part 1.
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Defending Your HomeA famous line from a movie once quoted, “This is my house. I have to defend it.” Well folks, it’s time we circle the wagons and develop a battle plan for defending our home. We will learn how to play a disaster like a game of chess. I go over some ideas to help you think three moves ahead and never get checkmate in your own home. Continue reading Defending Your Home!

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Reality Check Bugging In or Bugging Out Pt 2

Bugging In or Bugging Out Pt 2
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Bugging In or Bugging Out Pt 2In this show, we continue the discussion, part 2 of the hardest question many of us contend with. On this episode of Reality Check I will be discussing some of the pros and cons of bugging out as well as the pros and cons of sheltering in place. Continue reading Reality Check Bugging In or Bugging Out Pt 2

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To bug in, or not to bug in: that is the question!

To bug, or not to bug: that is the question.
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To bug in, or not to bug in: that is the question!In this show, we discuss the hardest question many of us contend with. Whether to bug out and flee to the woods or bug in and defend our home.

We look at some of the pros and cons of both, things to think about, and questions you should ask yourself. Things to think about include getting rained on or mosquito bit is not fun. Continue reading To bug in, or not to bug in: that is the question!

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Dealing with the elderly and the disabled

Dealing with the elderly and the disabled
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Dealing with the elderly and the disabled

In this show EK is back to discuss the elderly and the disabled members of your group and why they are a vital component.

Many preppers out there have the mindset that the weak, old, or infirmed are going to have to be cut loose or left behind in a grid down scenario. Continue reading Dealing with the elderly and the disabled

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What’s up with Prepper Camp?

What’s up with Prepper Camp?
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What’s up with Prepper Camp?In this show I give a recap of Prepper Camp 2017. I give a quick overview of the classes that were held and what I gained from them. We also discuss what some of the other attendees said about their experience. I walked around and talked to people about why they were there and what they hoped to learn. I asked people about what motivated them to prepare. What they liked and what they didn’t. Continue reading What’s up with Prepper Camp?

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Harvey and Lessons Learned

Harvey and Lessons Learned
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Harvey and Lessons LearnedIn this show we are preaching to the choir and beating a dead horse. However, only through repetition do we build muscle memory. We will be reviewing some of the lessons learned from the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. One of the biggest issues people had was the lack of time. People were caught completely off guard and did not have the time to gather clothes, medicine, or valuables. A lot of people were in a state panic Continue reading Harvey and Lessons Learned

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Dark Humor and Coping Mechanisms!

Dark Humor and Coping Mechanisms
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Dark Humor and Coping MechanismsSo most of you out there love a good laugh. It makes us feel good. We can forget our troubles for the moment. Have you ever wondered if humor can go too far? What happens when humor crosses over into a darker area? What is Dark Humor? What does it mean if we use Dark Humor? When does making fun of a bad situation cross the line and is considered a social faux pas….or does it? Is it physically healthy to use Dark Humor? Continue reading Dark Humor and Coping Mechanisms!

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Solar on a Budget!

Solar on a Budget
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Solar on a Budget!In this show, we  discuss ideas for building a low cost solar powered system as an option to provide lighting and some, limited AC power in a grid down scenario. I discuss what I used and why I chose it. We will include the benefits of buying the solar kit from Harbor Freight. What the basic kit comes with and how to buy it on the cheap with coupons. Continue reading Solar on a Budget!

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Communication Security practicing through obscurity!

Communication Security practicing through obscurity!
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Communication Security practicing through obscurity!

Have you ever thought you were being followed? Have you ever seen that one particular vehicle everywhere you go? Are you nervous that the government is after you? Well let me set your fears to rest. You are being tracked and there is precious little you can do about it. Continue reading Communication Security practicing through obscurity!

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