First it was Y2K. 72-hour-kits, food storage, lights and batteries. People
stockpiled, temporarily, and then that blew over rather uneventfully.After 9/11, as was noted here, the concept of "being prepared" was
again brought to a national awareness. Eventually that, too, faded in the
past.Katrina. Earthquakes. Irene. Disasters of every size and scope
continue to hit, and people continue to be surprised and unprepared. Lines at
grocery stores as people buy water, flashlights, batteries.How many
more experiences like this will find people without water, batteries, food, warm
clothing? How many times must we be warned? I'm not saying Michelle Bachmann was
right, that the U.S. is being "punished" by natural disasters. I'm
saying bad things happen. Sometimes bad things happen again - and again. Perhaps
you need a 96-hour, or a 168-hour kit. Don't sit on your roof waiting for the
government to help you. Prepare for yourself, and your family. If you have
enough, add to your storage to assist your neighbors. Help them to store, put
things away, and/or grow a garden.If ye are prepared, ye shall not
I'm lost on this one.. Should we make him American of the century or remember
all those who lost there lives from all 50 States and numerous Countries?
Great perspective! Loved this. Thank you.
This is a trusted friend, and he offers some good lessons to be learned by us
all. A really good man.