Yearly Archives: 2022
After the Blizzard, a Comparative Heatwave
The blizzard behind us, the warm temperatures provide relief for people and livestock and a chance to do homestead chores.
Electric Vehicles Not for Cold Climates
If you live somewhere cold, hold off on buying that Ford Lightning, Tesla, or other electric vehicle. If you already own one, expect your...
It’s not Supposed to be Easy
Is an obstacle holding you back? Are you facing adversity? Toughen up, buttercup, and use these attributes to overcome that obstacle.
The United States of the Unprepared
The vast majority of Americans are unprepared, making them easy victims for natural or man-made disasters. Will they learn from this recent blizzard?
End of Zero-COVID Policy Creates Infection Explosion in China
After China's government abandoned their Zero-COVID policy, the infections have rapidly spread across the country. What does that mean for the rest of the world?
Blizzard Kills Dozens, Causes Looting in Buffalo
Buffalo got hit harder by the blizzard than any other American city, but people also caused problems.
How we Survived the Christmas Weekend Blizzard
Temperatures here hit -4 with a windchill of -30. Then the power went out for 14 hours. Thankfully, we were prepared.
A short Christmas story, and best wishes from Pete to you and yours.
How to Keep your Water Pipes from Freezing
A once-in-a-generation storm is bring bitterly cold temperatures to 37 states over the next few days. Do you know how to keep your pipes from freezing?
Cheap Preps Anyone can Buy for $3 or Less
Prepping can be expensive, but not all preps are expensive. Even with inflation, you can find items for $1 or $2 if you shop...