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Prepping Lessons To Learn From The Disaster In Puerto Rico

Lessons from Puerto Rico The destruction in Puerto Rico is an opportunity for all of us to learn a few lessons.  Prior to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Puerto Rico’s largest problem was that the government had borrowed too much, and… Continue Reading

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Preppers, Are You Ready.gov For A Disaster?

The US Government has a long history of responding to natural and man-made disasters, with varying degrees of success.  We are going to examine the history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in a future article, today let’s take… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed 101: I am So Cold – Recognizing & Treating Hypothermia

Hypothermia:  What is is; and isn’t: With winter comes the possibility of hypothermia.  And with long immersion in water, even not-that-cool-water, comes the possibility of hypothermia (water conducts your heat away 25x faster than does dry air).  And being damp… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed 101: What To Do When The Frost Bites

Sorry, folks.  It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to the soft peace of falling snow, the beautiful glitter of the sun emerging after an ice-storm … and frostbite.  What to do if something bad goes down on some… Continue Reading

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Blizzards: It’s time to start thinking about them (and no, not the kind from the ice cream shop)

With the end of summer, it is time to prepare for winter.  One of the most common problems through much of the US is snowstorms.  We even had one a couple years back in Atlanta, GA that created a huge… Continue Reading