Preparedness Notes for Saturday – September 08, 2018

On September 8, 1565, the first permanent settlement in what would become the United States of America was formed. (St Augustine, Florida) o o o JRH Enterprises is having a sale on new White Phosphor Photonis AN/PVS-14s, with the base model Commercial Spec grade tube running as low as $2,495.00. The PVS-14 Photonis White Phosphor unit with the higher specification ECHO spec tube is also on sale. These are all new autogated White Phosphor tube units with warranty. Limited time sale, move quick! o o o SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today features another entry for Round 78 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction …




Survival Fitness and Health- Part 4, by JBH

This article is about physical fitness, because I believe it is most important for those who want to survive some of the potentially devastating and even not so devastating situations that one can encounter today. I’m not an athlete but have been involved in fitness training for decades and done quite a bit of research as well. As an introduction to the concept of fitness, I identified its components– muscular strength, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and body composition. I also have gone over the first and most of the second of the four principles/variables applicable to all fitness activities: specificity, intensity, …




Editors’ Prepping Progress

To be prepared for a crisis, every Prepper must establish goals and make long-term and short-term plans. Steadily, we work on meeting our prepping goals. In this column, the SurvivalBlog editors review their week’s prep activities. They also often share their planned prep activities for the coming week. These range from healthcare and gear purchases to gardening, property improvements, and food storage. This is something akin to our Retreat Owner Profiles, but written incrementally and in detail, throughout the year. We always welcome you to share your own successes and wisdom in the Comments. Let’s keep busy and be ready! …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:

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”. Two more planes are quarantined this week as we continue flying the sick skies. Napoleon As the world gets ready to head into the solar minimum, we would do well to pay attention to historical evidence. Reader H.L. sent in this article on how the weather created by the a Volcanic winter in 1815 which lined up with another solar minimum. It is important to remember that correlation does not mean causation, …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.” Isaiah 61:10 (KJV)