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  1. Thread: Fire Drills

    by Bill Ryan
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    Re: Fire Drills

    A [mildly!] interesting local update. Some may remember that in February 2021, in the Texas deep freeze, Mike Adams was very honestly sharing that the emergency there had been valuable for him...
  2. Thread: Fire Drills

    by Bill Ryan
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    Here are a couple more Fire Drill stories, this time from the mountains. :)

    First, a salutary tale, which many of you may have read already, maybe quite a while ago:


    A day in the mountains:...
  3. Thread: Fire Drills

    by Bill Ryan
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    Yes, I anticipated that problem too, with a tire iron — one of these:

    https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/418FaszZdVL._AC_.jpg

    ... AND a three foot long hollow steel tube that I'd bought for...
  4. Thread: Fire Drills

    by Bill Ryan
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    A metaphor for a little bit of focused magical intention. :) (Often works well, but that needs practice too!)
  5. Thread: Fire Drills

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    Excellent, Paula. :muscle: Therm-a-Rest makes good things. I have one of their sleeping mattresses myself, and the ground insulation is total. You could use it to sleep on a frozen lake. :)

    A down...
  6. Thread: Fire Drills

    by Bill Ryan
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    Fire Drills

    "Fire Drills" is just a metaphor. I had an interesting experience that prompted this thread, a particular aspect of prepping that can be easily overlooked.

    Yesterday, I had a flat tire on my old...
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