Preparedness Notes for Sunday – September 03, 2017

SurvivalBlog Notes

On September 3, 1752, Great Britain and it’s colonies, including the future United States of America officially adopted the Gregorian calendar, and it immediately became September the 14th.

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President Trump has called for today, September 3, 2017 to be a day of prayer for those who have been affected by hurricane Harvey and for the healing of our country and the world. It’s been a while since a president has actually called for a day of prayer.

Earthquake and Power Out Experience in the Philippines- Part 2, by S.B.

Philippine Earthquake

A Good Neighbor

We charged the neighbor’s cell phones. So at that point, they let us run the generator all night! The generator ran from 6pm to 6am and then ran out of gas. It used 25 liters of gasoline. So here that equates to about $20 a day for gas. If it runs for a month, it will be expensive; $20 times 30 equals $600 per month. Ouch! At this point I tried to shut generator off before it ran out of gas. I was afraid the voltage will vary a lot when it does last couple revolutions before it stops.

Intermittent Power

The power was “on” sometimes intermittently. At first it was on for four hours and then off. One night it was on all night. Sunday it was on all day and cut off at 7:30pm. There was no schedule. For several days, it was on at … Continue reading

Letter: Thank You from Texas



Thank you SurvivalBlog for all that you do.The things I have learned from this blog the last few years has been very helpful with helping me and my family make it through the Harvey Disaster down here in Houston.Even though my preps are not at the level I would like them to be at , the things we did have (God, clean drinking water,food,personal protection and fuel) were enough to give me and my family comfort that we would of make it through. I’m very thankful that my home was high and dry and we received no damage to our home.

I’m also thankful I was able to help some my friends and family get through the devastation by sharing some of our family preps and a lot of sweat equity to help start restoring their homes and their lives. Going through this storm has really opened the eyes … Continue reading

The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:

Paper Pot Planter

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “HJL”. I found the paper pot planter an intriguing product today. Given the size of our current garden, this may be the labor saving device I want.

Wildfire fighters Wanted

Cody (from Wranglerstar) has put out a call for redcard firefighters that are willing to deploy on short notice for a period of up to two weeks. The crews are shorthanded and those that would normally deploy with him are otherwise tied up. If you are qualified and ready for immediate deployment, shoot him an email!.


German and American researchers are wanting to use hormone treatments to make Germans less hostile to Muslim immigrants. No one knows exactly how they … Continue reading

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

Quote of the Day - Bible KJV

“Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 (KJV)