The Pickled Prepper
The FBI reports the threat of terrorism is extremely high.

FBI says Threat of Terrorism at Highest Level in Years

The FBI director told the senate the threat of a terrorist attack in the U.S. is higher than it has been in years, thanks to the Hamas attack.
My latest project, an AR-15 style pistol

A Personal Pistol Brace Update

I hid my pistol arm braces so well, now that they are legal to use again, I can't find two out of the three.
solar panels on a roof. Photo by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay.

Backup Power Considerations for our Prepper Property

There are multiple backup power solutions, but solar is probably the best, if you can afford it. Thankfully, costs re falling.
An old windblown home.

Sub-Zero Windchill Chills us Out

We just experienced the coldest, windiest days since last Christmas as howling winds caused sub-zero windchills.
A woman blows her nose while sick in bed.

Mysterious Pneumonia Cases Surge in Europe

Another winter, another respiratory illness. If COVID, RSV and the flu were not enough, we now have pneumonia spreading overseas.
Chevy pickup truck in the snow

The Challenges of Bugging out in Winter

Your bugout plans may be perfect nine months of the year, but have you ever considered what a winter storm will do to them? Time to inter-proof your plans.
Expect crime to continue to rise as jobs disappear and people have less money to spend on food and other necessities

The Economy is Failing; our Dystopian Future Awaits

The vast majority of Americans are worse off than they are three years ago, with more debt and less savings. And the worst is yet to come.
A cemetery or graveyard

Dealing with Death and Delays

Death comes for us all, often when not expected. Do your family and loved ones a favor and prepare for it, just in case.
bad news

Dropping Inflation and Rising Debt

While inflation may be slowing, for now, the debt continues to grow, and that poses a serious problem for our future.
pistol brace

Rethinking my use of Arm Braces on Pistols

According to experts, it is now completely legal to dig your arm braces out of whatever hole you hid them in and put them on your pistols again.