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Lessons learned through life.

This may be an unusual post. Over the past several weeks I have been doing a lot of thinking about life. Thinking of my parents who are no longer with us. Thinking of friends from the past, mistakes and regrets...

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It’s September 11th – and we are not living in a safe world

September 11th, 2001 was a day that many of us will never forget. Unfortunately  I believe the vast majority of American’s in fact have forgotten – or maybe “dismissed” would be a better word...

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The BEST of SCP!

SeasonedCitizenPrepper...

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A wonderful story………

Executive Editor Bev sent me the following story. Whether it is true or not – it is very inspiring.

Thanks Bev!!

 – Rourke

Magnolia

I was getting ready for my daughter’s June wedding which was taking place in a  church about forty miles away, and felt loade...

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Enjoy life while you can…..

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A Weary Warrior Returns Home – 1 of 4

A Life Begins Again I Thought I Had Left Behind 

by Harold, Editor at Large

After a long, tedious journey stuck in the hold of the Gen. Billy Mitchell wandering the South Pacific, nineteen days later, we sailed in under the Golden Gate...

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List of “Harold” posts……

Editor-at-Large Harold has become a favorite here at SCP. He has written about his life experiences and that which made him who he is today. Through the good times, and the bad – he has survived...

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Five Life Lessons Learned

Five Life Lessons Learned

by Bev Sandlin, Exectutive Editor

This was actually a challenge from Rourke! And I listed them and as I started to write they changed and morphed and grew and solidified in my poor little pea brain! And so, these truly are...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 8 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 8 of 8

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Change to the 1st Calvary Division

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

korea 26We cruised along on an even keel from then on through several field exercises  and one day while I was repairing a korea 24line that crossed a s...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 4 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 4 of 8

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Motor Pool

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

Shock upon shock to discover that the big GMC dual wheeled tandem axled trucks had an automatic transmission inkorea 6 them, so I had to learn how to drive all over a...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 3 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 3 of 8

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Arrival at the 24th QM Company

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

korea 4We arrived and after in processing and barracks assignment we returned to the orderly room where a PFC gave us a walking tour of the area...

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A Tip From Harold……

Life’s Lessons Learned
By Harold, Editor-At-Large
I was given a set of 12 volt battery operated tools that were good quality. The portable circular saw was big enough to be useful...
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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 2 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour  2 of 8

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24th Infantry Division Reception Center

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

We boarded the train and there were armed guards both in the coach vestibules and on top of the train as we proceeded north and ea...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Arrival at Port of Embarkation

Life’s Lessons Learned

The Chronicles of Harold

Korean Years, First Tour

Arrival at Port of Embarkation

After a long and tedious bus trip across the upper states, I arrived in Seattle, Washington five days after I left home again...

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Robots and Automation……from Harold

Robots and Automation

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

Interesting lives we have lived after all I guess. I used to think how mediocre it has been. Over the years I have been associated with a lot of people and the gamut of beliefs they have are amazing...

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You Never Know Till You Ask

You Never Know Till You Ask

By Johnsobo 100, Editor-at-Large

 

If anyone has watched the video “Back to Eden”, you may want to rethink the way in which you garden. I know it opened my eyes to the value of wood chips and mulch, especially wood chips...

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The Chronicles of Harold: 1956 – early 1957

Life’s Lessons Learned

The Chronicles of Harold 

 

1956-early 1957

 

Really Getting Away This Time.

With No One Coming After Me to Drag Me Back

 

Army Training

 

I awakened early on the morning of the 21st of June and my sister fixed me a quic...

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IT IS WHAT IT IS BUT IT AINT WHAT IT USED TO BE

IT IS WHAT IT IS BUT IT AINT WHAT IT USED TO BE
I (WROTE) MANY OF THOSE OLD COUNTRY SONGS
by Longarm
  Many times daily now I am reminded that I have become a “Seasoned Prepper”...
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The Chronicles of Harold: 1955-1956 Leaving Home

Life’s Lessons Learned 

The Chronicles of Harold

 

1955-1956 

Leaving Home

 

 

 

As stated in the previous postings, life was not always as wonderful as it could have been...

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Dead Men Walking

Dead Men Walking

By Jonesobo 100, Editor-At-Large

 

Of all the photos I took in Washington, I think this one has moved my spirit the most.

Korean war memorial reflections on wall Memorial,Feb 2010

 

What you are looking at is the reflection of the statues from the Korean War Memorial reflecting off the ...

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Five generations of Prepping Lessons……Part Six

Stories of Survival: Surviving disease and ill health.

By Harriet, Editor-At-Large Australia

No 6. Polly & Pat

 

 

 

Please Note: As Polly and Pat are still very much alive and working in their communities I have to be purposely very vague about h...

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Five generations of Prepping Lessons……Part Five

Stories of Survival: Society changed the rules on them.

By Harriet, Editor-At-Large Australia

No 5. Rex and Tony

Note: Rex and Tony are current family members and names have been changed to protect them.

In New Zealand, up until the 1980s, school...

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Five generations of Prepping Lessons……Part Four

Stories of Survival: War doesn’t

just impact on the men serving their country, SHTF.

By Harriet, Editor-At-Large Australia

No 4. Daisy & C.

While Ted (Story 2 and my mother’s father) was serving in the Army, wife Daisy became a camp follower...

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Five generations of Prepping Lessons……Part Three

Stories of Survival: Weather and disease.

By Harriet, Editor-At-Large Australia

No 3. Francis and Elizabeth faced their TEOTWAWKI and SHTF

Great grandfather Francis (father’s grandfather) was a seaman...

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Five generations of Prepping Lessons……Part Two

Stories of Survival: They changed the rules on him.

 

By Harriet, Editor-At-Large Australia

No 2: Ted

S____ happens. Get over the idea that it shouldn’t...

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