Author Archives: panhandleprepper

The Elusive Alice Pack ….

I don’t know if it is just me or what.   I have been trying since January to acquire a couple of Alice Packs to use as bug out bags.  I try to use vendors that folks on the blogs have … Continue reading

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Surprised by what people buy before a storm ….

I had finished all my storm preps today and thought I would run to the local WallyWorld to pick up some veggies to snack on during the week.  Since Isaac is no longer the direct threat to us now as … Continue reading

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Waiting on Isaac ….

It’s looking more and more like Isaac is going to come right over top of us and the only unknown is the intensity when it hits.  If it is a category 1 or below, we are planning to bug in.  … Continue reading

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Down, but not out!

Been really busy at work the past  few weeks, plus I strained my back, so it has kept me down but not out.  I gained a new appreciation for those who have physical limitations and was extremely nervous about a … Continue reading

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Pucker factor high, but moving along…

 This has been a relatively productive week for prepping.  I have discovered several holes in my plan and am working hard to fill those in, all the while trying to get more done.  I don’t know about you guys, but … Continue reading

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Muddling through ….

In an earlier post I talked about my nervousness and what I would do this week to basically create a baseline of where I am.  So this week I accomplished everything I mentioned;  bought some extra rice and beans, picked … Continue reading

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Back in early March, I ordered a set (2) of items from a vendor that was mentioned and advertised on one of the blogs I frequent.  I’ve sent numerous emails and made several phone calls, talking to the owner on … Continue reading

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What if you only had ONE week before SHTF?

Looking at my calendar, I see that the London Olympics open in a week.  It got me to thinking that it is a pretty significant event on the world stage and with the world situation the way it is, it … Continue reading

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“Boy, you sure eat a lot of beans at your house” ….

  “We sure do” is the response I gave the check-out lady at Wal-Mart.  We then got into a discussion about how many different ways she ate beans back during the WWII era, and she passed along a few tips … Continue reading

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A little more progress ….

We’ve had sporadic house guests for the past couple of weeks, and I have been working a lot on home improvement projects, so I have not been able to prepare posts like I normally do.  At first I didn’t think … Continue reading

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