The Pickled Prepper
One shelf of canned goods in Pete's Prepper Pantry.

Canned Goods Versus MREs for Bugging In or Out

Canned foods and MREs can all be part of your preps, but they good for different things. We look a why you should probably store both.
An AI generated image of hippies, the generation that sought to change the world for the better and ruined it instead.

The Future that Wasn’t So Bright

When I was a kid, the future of this country seemed so bright. We were world leaders, winners, and special. Today. not so much.
Some AI artwork, not a real missile.

Israel Strikes Back in Response to Iranian Attack

As I write this around 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) on 4/18, there is breaking news that Israel is attacking Iran and Syria. It is too...
Israeli solders have to be on the lookout for trouble.

Five Steps to All-Out War in the Middle East

Only two of he five steps that will lead to an all-out war int he Middle East remain to be taken. The world holds its breath after Iran's attack on Israel.
Mountain Sunset

We Commit to Solar Power

We bite the bullet, write a check, and sign the contract with a solar provider. With any luck, we'll have a while-house solar power system installed in 90 days.
Globe on fire

What Does the Skyrocketing Price of Gold Signal?

Why is the price of gold rising, and what does it mean? As the smart money races to safety, should you do the same?
The war in Gaza has caused a great deal of destruction.

Israel Withdrawal Scores Some Favorable Publicity

Israel may be withdrawing some troops from Gaza, but this doesn't mean the war is over, This is just a pause between battles.
old dimes and quarters

How Much Silver is Enough?

A prepper friend shares his silver collection and seeks to answer the question, is that enough silver? Enough for what? asks Pete.
A contagious patient. Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash.

Should you Worry About Bird Flu?

The bird flu is back in the news, but what are the odds it will it become the next global pandemic? Should you prep for this?
An Israeli flag

Brace for War in the Middle East

The latest airstrike killed multiple Iranian senior officers and make jump start a war in the Middle East. Are you prepared for that?