From the desk of John Rourke – October 8th, 2014

Member of my preparedness group recently sent me a link to some information on making Mylar packed meals providing nutritious sustenance for long term storage – cheap. We are both going to do some experimentation and I will report the results – and recipes.

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I went and saw The Equalizer this past weekend. Fantastic movie – very entertaining. I was a huge fan of the old TV series and the movie does a great job of capturing the spirit of the series.

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My recent poll asking how often – if you are a subscriber – you want daily posts delivered to you via email was pretty telling. By far most want to continue to receive  posts daily via email. Thanks to those that participated.

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Social Media: I think sometimes it gets a bad rap. Like drinking alcohol moderation is the key. So many people nowadays become addicted that they cannot function without Facebook. It is a problem however there are plenty of good uses for social media including connecting with distant friends and family, viewing online yard sales, and finding like-minded people to share thoughts and ideas. Are there negatives besides using u too much time? Sure. Overbearing corporations can trend behavior and even manipulate users into making certain decisions and believing certain things. Government intrusion is certainly a concern. At this point my use of Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest is limited and useful.

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  1. Look forward to the report on the mylar packaging and how to do it. Also look forward to the daily posts and seeing The Equalizer. Keep up the good work Rourke!

  2. I too enjoyed watching the old series, i was not happy that it got canceled. I have been a long time sub to this site. Thank you Rourke

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