New Mexico Urban Homesteader

Hello, I am A 50 Something, Prepper ;-}; former 60's Flower Child, don't believe in taxpayer subsidized special interest groups (political parties), DO believe in the Constitution and Bill of Rights (1st 10). Long time Independent & Informed Voter. Lover of the outdoors and firm believer that History Teaches - if only we will listen!

(No longer Urban or in NM. Now Rural in the mountains of Maine.)

This blog was started at the request of some dear friends that wish to become Preppers.

“No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.”

Demosthenes (384–322 BC, Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Week 19 - 24 Weeks of Crisis Supply Procurement

Remember to turn your clocks back today ;-}

Week 19

Grocery Store

  • Heavy duty garbage bags
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 package pasta
  • 1 can fruit juice

First Aid Supplies

  • Suture kit
  • Package “butterfly” bandages, various sizes
  • OTC medications – adult and child (Benadryl, Sudafed, Pepto Bismal, Cola and or Ginger syrup)

Hardware/Home Improvement/Sports, Misc Store

  • 1 box ammo for your rifle
  • All purpose axe-hatchet/hammer/crow bar tool
  • Folding backpackers shovel
  • 2- 5 gallon or larger water barrels with wheels, towing handle and gravity spout

To Do

  • Have a “weather” emergency drill (earthquake, flood, hurricane, tornado, landslide, etc). Include any family, neighbors or preparedness/safety group members. Utilize your rendezvous points and secret communication codes.
  • Learn something new: Orienteering, snowshoeing, making moccasians, etc.
  • Complete another form to your Documentation Book/Binder.
  • Record the items you have purchased for crisis use in the Documentation Book/Binder.
  • Add any appropriate monies to your money jar.

** When quantities are listed that is per person in your household.

“Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself. True happiness is born of self-reliance. “
The Laws of Manu


1 comment:

  1. Cool list. Heavy duty trash bags (from Lowes or Home Depot) are on my list too. I like the thickness of the contractor grade. I have a couple of suture kits, but need extras for practice. Wish you lived closer to ATL - I'd join you for some of the "To Do" list!




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