Fall is here, which means its time for Prepper Fest AZ once again. There have been some significant changes to this event since the spring, however the event will be recognizable to previous attendees.
One recurring theme at Smart Suburban Survival is the importance of personal responsibility and taking greater ownership of your life. There will be times when you will be your own first responder or otherwise be caught up in an unpredictable situation. Relying on others during an emergency, especially on incompetent and corrupt governments, is outsourcing your safety and placing your life at risk.
Hunter Biden must agree with the late Rick James, cocaine is a helluva drug.
In real life I work in the Information Technologies field. Most of my recent experience has been in the finance and defense sectors, meaning that security and information integrity are VERY important. Recently, my current employer shared some cyber security tips that I thought were worth repeating.
Exercise has many benefits to your overall well-being, but according to this article it can also protect your brain against depression.This is particularly important in preparation fitness because both your body and mind have to be ready to endure a lot of stress during an emergency. Having the mental strength to overcome adversity, coupled with a will to survive is a critical tool to have. Being fit makes this more achievable and increases your likelihood of survival during stressful times. So take fitness seriously, your brain needs you to be fit!
You could say I have been gearing up over the past few weeks. Here is a picture of some of the new acquisitions for my various kits.
Electronic devices like computers, monitors, routers, and modems need a supply of electrons (aka “electricity”) to operate. Power outages, brown-outs, spikes, surges, and the like can take place anytime but are most likely during a disaster. So having a battery backup like an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) makes a lot of sense.