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Utah Is Setting an Important Example

Pioneering resilience efforts at the state level
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11:01 AM

Since I started delivering this message, I've held a vision of the day when it instead elicits knowing nods because its truths have become self-evident. My proudest day will be when there's no more need to communicate the core ideas in the Crash Course because they'll already be common knowledge.

I cannot wait for the day when, literally, I'll have talked myself out of a job.

Well, we're one very important step closer to that day. » Read more

What Should I Do?

Food Storage Made Easy

Visit a Mormon cannery
Sunday, March 27, 2011, 12:43 AM

The events in Japan - stripping grocery shelves and leaving thousands of families without food, water, electricity, or sanitation - provide us with grim motivation to assess our own levels of personal resilience. How prepared are you if a similar disaster (natural or man-made) were to suddently strike where you live?

I, for one, still have more gaps than I would like. Like many folks, I've been genuinely intending to get around to filling them soon, but noble plans have little value the moment after the unexpected occurs. As Chris often says, it's immeasurably better to be a year early with your preps than a day late. » Read more