On February 12, 2014, an ice storm blanketed a large part of Georgia, with the accompanying power outages and trees down and icy roads. As I sat in the dark in my home in Sylvania, Georgia, I wrote down a few observations about this experience and supplies that I used. Then I finished this up after … [Read more...] about I Survived The Georgia Ice Storm in 2014… Here’s A List of The Supplies I Used:
I live in southeast Louisiana in a town approximately 12 miles from New Orleans, La. Lake Pontchatrain borders New Orleans to the north. It is a lake that is 24 miles across at its widest point. I have been boating, camping, fishing and hunting southeast Louisiana for the past 50 years. This is … [Read more...] about I Was Thrown Overboard While Boating and Almost Didn’t Make It
Yes, this happened to me and it could have turned out badly... I was coming home from a conference 200 miles from home in a winter storm that turned into a blizzard. As I was going down the interstate listening to the radio I could hear numerous road closings just behind me. It was wicked … [Read more...] about What If You’re Caught in a Blizzard or Snow Storm in Your Car?
Here is a real life challenge that I personally experienced and what started me prepping: There is construction going on in your neighborhood. You are woken up in the middle of the night by a loud bang and the house shakes. Within a few minutes you hear sirens approaching. Then a loud banging … [Read more...] about What If There’s a Natural Gas Leak in Your Neighborhood?
Looting? By “The Coach” Editor At Large I live in a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana. During Hurricane Katrina I worked in the central business district of New Orleans. I am one of the people that were called into work on Sunday, August 28, 2005 as hurricane Katrina … [Read more...] about Looting?
"IT" Can Happen Here! by Don from Iowa The folks here at SCP do good work and for that 1% of the nation's population that KNOWS "IT can happen here"; that we don't know where or when, but that it can happen, you and good folks like you make it easier for we who aren't necessarily or … [Read more...] about “IT” Can Happen Here!