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Originally posted by herenow
Seems to me you have a good plan. Having land to go to, let alone a ranch, with what you have put away should be enough to keep you for quite awhile.
I just spent the past few years raising gardens, enough to keep ten to twelve people for a year. In the meantime I saved seeds and have them put away. Enough to grow what I need.
I also have a couple years of food, canned and dry goods for a couple years stashed in a couple different places.
I have since taken to my car and am wandering the U.S., me and my tent. If things get to bad that I can't buy gas and get back to the northeast, I do have my BoB with me. Even though I'm in my sixties, I still know how to walk and will make my way for the appalachian trail and back to the northeast. I am a past eagle scout and can still take care of myself in the woods.
I have friends with land up in the mountains and a good four season tent, so I think I can make it.
Originally posted by iSeeKEnlightenment8o5
I just wish we were more civilized like the Japanese. Unbelievable. That's a lot of ammo. I understand the mentality of survival but I seriously wish we didn't have to rely on violence to survive. Damn what a world we live in or should I say country?
Amen my friend. I am doing the same though staying mostly in Florida for the time being. It is really a lot of fun. Driving the back roads. Stopping at bars, taverns and coffee shops. Talking to all the different people. The thing I like about Florida is that almost everybody is from somewhere else. You get to meet lots of different types of people that way.
Being out here on the road in times like these is like playing musical chairs, never know when the swhtf. But thats what makes life interesting. Whats important, isn't the destination, but the journey.
Originally posted by PurpleDog UK
reply to post by camaro68ss
Interesting to read what and how you are preparing you and your family........... ahead of the curve perhaps....
Just out of curiosity, how much in dollar terms would you say you have spent since Dec 2010 when you started preparing..
I'll probably nip down to Costco tommorrow after reading your thread and print off all the e-books about survival et al...
Originally posted by stasis
reply to post by herenow
You can say that again. I live in the high desert @ approx 6000ft. Last year try as we might, nothing grew. And we weren't alone. I haven't met a single person that had a successful garden last year.
Anyhow, I do keep stocks of food and water. We try to mitigate rising prices and falling dollar value by buying now rather than later as well as saving what we grow.
At the moment I feel fairly comfortable surviving a SHTF situation. But honestly I still worry about extended economic collapse and/or hyper-inflation.
All we can do is our best, I suppose.