Prepping For When Death & Destruction Hide In Plain Sight

I was driving down Interstate 55 on my way south between St. Louis & Memphis. On a whim, I took the Highway 62 exit west towards Lilbourn. I drove about half a mile down 62, slowing down when I passed… Continue Reading


Below Sea Level, Flood Plains & Other Dumb Places To Live

I remember watching the TV coverage of New Orleans being flooded during Hurricane Katrina. There was helicopter footage of Lake Pontchartrain overflowing the floodwalls in the Ninth Ward, and I remember the reporter talking about how much of New Orleans… Continue Reading


Volunteering for community disaster management duty: A different kind of prep

I’ve become an executive staff member of our county-wide emergency response team headquarters as a prep. As a member of the executive staff (volunteer position) I am a part of all conversations with our local emergency management governing body, and… Continue Reading