Preparedness Notes for Saturday — September 24, 2022

In 1493, Columbus set sail with 17 ships on his 2nd voyage to the Americas.

Also on this date in 1775, Ethan Allen was captured by the British.

Today we are posting a guest article, with permission.

We are still seeking entries for Round 102 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. More than $750,000 worth of prizes have been awarded since we started running this contest. Round 102 ends in just six days,  on September 30th, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum, and that articles on practical “how-to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.