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A man in front of a crumbing building in Ukraine

War, the Economy and Prepping

Like the war in Ukraine, things with the economy seem to be sputtering along in fits and starts. What should we believe? What should we do?
A hive full of bees in mid-February

My Bees Make an Early Winter Comeback

Our bees are off to a strong start thanks to warm weather. That could be good or it could be bad, but it definitely requires management.
Woman walks across a snowy field

Nuclear Winter and Survival Rates

In an all-out nuclear war, scientists expect temperatures to plunge at least 16 degrees in the first year. The number of survivors may surprise you.
Bird flu is driving up the cost of eggs again.

Bird Flu Here to Stay; High Egg Prices, too

Experts tell us bird flu has evolved and is spreading more rapidly to more species of wild birds which leads to more infections in domestic chickens.
A survivor in an urban environment

The Biggest Threats Preppers will Face After the SHTF

Regardless of what causes TEOTWAWKI, there will be a number of things in a post-SHTF world you will have to survive. Are you prepared to do so?
Inflation is soaring. Image based on an image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Inflation Heads Upwards, Exceeding Prior Reports

The government, which has been under estimating inflation numbers prior and immediately following the election, posts revised data.

Mysterious Floating Objects – What do they Mean?

Spy balloons are invading our airspace! Wait, what does that really mean? Is it a threat, a distraction, or just another step toward war?
Taking a nap on the couch

Sleeping Through the Apocalypse

Lots of stuff went down today, but I napped through most of it. Hope someone wakes me up for the apocalypse!
U.S. aircraft carriers in the Pacific will be a tempting target if China goes to war with the U.S.

China Looks to be Preparing for War

Is China using the United States's preoccupation with the war in Ukraine to set the stage and ready itself for war in the Pacific?
I carried the gear up the mountain in a surplus ALICE pack

Prepping and Caching on the Homestead

I finally had a chance to place my first cache in the woods hundreds of feet above our house. I hope never to need it, but feel good it's there.