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September is National Preparedness Month!

Through this month SCP will be featuring FEMA and Ready.gov Public Service Announcements and links to important preparedness information.

This may or may not help YOU, but it could save the lives of your fam...

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The Importance of a Family Communication Plan

September is National Preparedness Month!

Do YOU have a family communication plan?

Go to Ready.gov-Make a Plan

Know your potential disasters!

Be informed!

Prepare a kit!

 SHARE this with your family. SHARE this with your friends!

 

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Labor Day & Beginning of National Preparedness Month!

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Ready if it Goes There

Rap Preparedness?!

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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Silence by Gary Bertnick

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SILENCE

Finally,
Enough of the noise
The foolish, wasteful noise of the world;
The spirit cries out
The soul groans deeply
Mind strains for true quiet!
Knees touch the rug, cat sleeping on a nearby chair,
In silence prayers can be heard within
Incen...
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Storm Season: Prepare Your Business for a Hurricane

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We like to pretend we are masters of our environment, but the simple truth is, even in this day of mechanical marvels and technological wonders, we are still at the whim of Mother Nature...

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Pop Bottle Gardening!

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By Bev Sandlin,

I go through about one 2 liter pop bottle a week and hate to waste them. Pop bottles have so many uses from storing rice to mini-domes to protect plants in the spring, to irrigation in the garden.

Here are some inspiring garden i...

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Frugal Buy: Reconditioned Large Screen TVs

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Harold, Editor-at-Large

Recently, since our tragic loss of our comfortable home in the middle of the winter with temps in the teens, three foot snowdrifts and both of us just two days out of the hospital, some of the sympathy has turned to envy, with...

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A Harvest of Recipes: USDA PDF

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http://www.whatscooking.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/featuredlinks/HarvestofRecipes.pdf

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10 Ridiculously Simply Ways to Save Money Everyday and Secure Your Financial Future

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You’ve heard it over and over. Stop splurging on clothes at the mall, stop eating out, and start sticking to your budget...

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What Do YOU Want in a Tent?

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By Bev Sandlin

I’ve been looking for a tent for about 2 years now, but not just any tent. Yes I wanted a tent in case of bugging out. Yes I wanted a small, easy to setup, tent for camping...

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Survival Database Downloads!

Modernsurvivalonline.com has thousands of resources in their survival database. Rourke is planning on moving this database soon and this may be your last chance to download some pretty awesome resources!

 

Link: http://modernsurvivalonline...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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The Litany Against Fear

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Submitted by Wyzyrd

 

Not a song per se, but a ‘verse’ that has helped me out a LOT of times in the past 40-or-so years.
From the late Frank Herbert’s “Dune” novels, “The Litany against Fear”:

“I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is th...

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Inexpensive Survival Knife

Rocky Mountain Knife

By Bev Sandlin

I was in the checkout line at Alco and noticed this Rocky Mountain Survival Knife which came with a fire starter for $9.99. I’ve been wanting to play with one of those fire starters for a while, but they usually cost $4...

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Video of the Week: Potato Storage

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Root Cellar Storage

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By Bev Sandlin

The harvest is starting to come in and I still don’t have my root cellar framed in and ready to go – been on the project list for a couple of years now...

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Survival Landscaping Part 3: Permaculture

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By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

What is Permaculture? I lifted this explanation here:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/the-essence-of-permaculture-gardening.htm

What is a Permaculture Garden?

Permaculture gardens are s...

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The Militarization of Our Police

Submitted by John from Iowa:

John found this article about the militarization of our police forces and an interactive map to see if YOU are in a county where the police force has militarized itself.

http://www.nytimes...

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Survival Landscaping Part 2: Barbed Wire

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By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

Whether you are bugging in or bugging out to a retreat location, barbed wire may be your most inexpensive perimeter barrier and warning system of an impending breach if you attach simple bells to the w...

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Worldwide Alert Map

Submitted by John from Iowa:

Very interesting site that covers various disasters worldwide from damaging hail and earthquakes, to potential pandemic health emergencies, and much more!

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/

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Survival Landscaping Part 1: Defense

By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

Last year was a particularly bad winter and it killed a lot of my rose bushes right back to the roots – and some it just plain killed...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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Soon by Gary Bertnick

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The timelessness of Heaven
Where eternity reigns in the beauty of the Holy Spirit,
The many children of destiny endure
Carry ref...
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They’re Not Happy!

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Sent to me by Harold,

Apologies if this offends anyone, I have done some slight editting. SCP is non-political, but we are overtly Christian. This actually made sense to me!

They’re Not Happy!


They’re not happy in Gaza ..
They’re not happy in Eg...

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