Preparedness Notes for Tuesday — November 28, 2023

On November 28, 1757, English engraver, artist, poet, and visionary William Blake, whose notable works included the poetry collections Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794), was born.

And on November 28th, 1520, Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after navigating the dangerous straits on the southern tip of South America that now bear his name. He became the first European explorer to reach the Pacific from the Atlantic.

Jonathan Rawles — my #1 Son who operates — mentioned that they have recently revamped their Agent Directory, making it easier to find a local survival property specialist to buy or sell with.

Along with this, they are running several special offers for real estate agents and “For Sale By Owner” property owners:

Keep in mind that is a property advertising site rather than a brokerage, so they charge NO sales commissions!

Today’s feature article is a review written by our Field Gear Editor Emeritus, Pat Cascio.

We are now seeking entries for Round 110 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. More than $850,000 worth of prizes have been awarded since we started running this contest. We recently polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Refer to that poll if you haven’t yet chosen an article topic. Round 110 begins on December 1st, 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.