Category Archives: prepping

Mon. June 17, 2019 – back to work

68F and 99%RH this morning .  Gauge said 1.85 inches of rain before midnight, and it’s only been misty since.  Forecast is for more light rain, and higher temps by late afternoon.  No idea yet if our swim meet will … Continue reading

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Fri. April 26, 2019 – driving all day, so some links

Supposed to be clear and nice today and tomorrow. I’ll update that before I leave the house.   [59F and not quite saturated] I’ve got a pickup in San Marcos, so I’ll probably swing by Austin as well and hit the … Continue reading

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Wed. Sept. 12, 2018 – big storm coming

75F and damp in Houston It’s about to get very windy and wet in a day or two. In all seriousness, there is a truly massive storm headed for a good percentage of our population. A population that hasn’t had … Continue reading

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Fri. Aug. 10, 2018 – prepper fail!

Back in the swamp, I mean Tree City USA, I mean Bayou City, I mean… Houston. 80F at 8am. So. Prepper fail. Yep. I left my carry on bag at the house we were staying at. My airline ‘bug out … Continue reading

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Sun. July 1, 2018 – open

Whew, slept in. Kids are now fed, the dad is fed, the wife is fed, and the kids are squabbling so the dad is also fed up! (now there is crying) Only 96F at 11am, so not quite following Nick’s … Continue reading

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Mon. April 2, 2018 – some thoughts on preparedness, and life

70F and 97%RH, sure to dry up as the sun warms the day….. I read this article and was struck by how many of the things match my own ideas (although not put the same way) and by how different … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 23, 2018 – What did you do to prep this week?

Friday again.  If time was passing any faster, it would be going backwards…. I’ve added an OFD Project page.  It’s link is in the black bar at the top of this page.  I’ll copy relevant comments or updates there as … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 16, 2018 -Pandemic flu preparedness

NB- after seeing how big this comment was, and recalling RBT’s instructions to me, I am promoting this comment to a Post. On an entirely separate subject, pandemic preparedness…. https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/aspr-tracie-hcc-pandemic-checklist-508.pdf I’m looking thru the CDC’s Flu Pandemic readiness checklist for … Continue reading

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Monday, 30 October 2017

09:32 – It was 26.5F (-3C) when I took Colin out at 0630, our first hard freeze of the season. We didn’t get the snow flurries, though. Barbara is off to the gym and then the supermarket to replace the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 October 2017

11:28 – Barbara gets home tomorrow. It was 42.7F (6C) when I took Colin out at 0625, heavily overcast. I fed him breakfast. His usual, dog food with canned pumpkin on it. He ate the pumpkin, but wouldn’t touch the … Continue reading

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