BOL (Bug Out Locations) - How Far Away?

As with just about any question an inquisitive prepper poses, the answer often begins with yet another question. “How far away from what, exactly?” The underlying expectation of most asking this question is an answer that will help them decide how far away from everything, everyone, is safe. Grid down, TEOTWAWKI, ______ collapse, you name it…. the disaster of each person’s dreams is the foundation for their preparations.

“….from what?” Answer that first. In general, a BOL is positioned such

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"Special Operations" - the Show

Yes….. “Spec Ops”. I followed a link to a you tube video that promised some fun and a measure of education. After watching a few episodes (4 parts each), I can to accept that yes, there are some things to be learned from the show, “Special Ops Mission”.

Do a search once at Youtube. “special ops mission” episode <===<<< just like that, with quotes and all. As you type it out, you’ll see links to individual episodes before hitting enter.

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Burglars and Home Invaders Update

The bad guys are looking at your trash. They are looking for boxes and packaging that will tell them what you got for Christmas. Do yourself a favor and hang on to your packaging, if you haven’t already tossed it. (Sorry for being late on the gun, here….)

Cut up boxes into flat pieces of cardboard. These will store with next to no room, and you can dispose of them in a few weeks. Any tell-tale items that go in

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Retreat Supplies

The purpose of a retreat, generally, is to allow a person, or a group of persons to lay over until the problem that forced their relocation has been resolved. Storm, civil disorder, pandemic, etc., can serve as the trigger for a relocation. It should support life as well as a regular home, supplying shelter from the weather, food and water, medical care and security.

The age old axiom of “beans, band-aids and bullets” is always the best starting point for

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