Survival Day 59 (Sugar, 50 Pound Bag)

These 50 Pound Bags of Sugar are another staple that you can’t stockpile enough of. I’d suggest buying a few hundred pounds of Sugar and making sure they are in air tight containers that you can stack up and forget about until you need them.

Sugar was once called White Gold because of how valuable it was to people before refrigeration and other mechanisms of preservation were available. With Sugar you can turn berries into jams. Because sugar is so hydrophlic it draws moisture out of whatever is near to it. That property means it can suck the moisture right out of bacteria (which is why your jam will last so long) as well as being used to treat wounds.

And when I say treat wounds, I am talking everything from minor cuts to major amputations. Packing the dressings with Sugar will keep infections from forming as well as promote healing. There are multiple studies that show using sugar not only decreases healing times but also helps the body to heal persistent wounds like bed sores and ulcers that don’t respond to more modern treatments.

And while healing is the major factor, Sugar has a ton of other uses as well. Mix it with equal parts baking soda and you have an anti roach powder. The sugar draws them in and the baking soda kills them.  Mix it with oil and you have a body scrub to clean yourself with.

And of course, I do like a teaspoon of Sugar with my coffee too.

 

Survival Day 1 Fire Starter
Survival Day 2 Folding Knife
Survival Day 3 Body Armor
Survival Day 4 Maps
Survival Day 5 Field Bag
Survival Day 6 Pepper Spray
Survival Day 7 Kuba-Kickz
Survival Day 8 Survival Hammer
Survival Day 9 Emergency Food Bars
Survival Day 10 Coffee Percolator
Survival Day 11 Small Game Snares
Survival Day 12 Smoker
Survival Day 13 Go Girl
Survival Day 14 Safety Razor
Survival Day 15 Wood Stove Kit
Survival Day 16 Woodsman Axe
Survival Day 17 Survival Bag
Survival Day 18 Automatic Watch
Survival Day 19 Tactical Goggles
Survival Day 20 Sap Cap
Survival Day 21 Evacuation Litter
Survival Day 22 Quick Clot Gauze
Survival Day 23 Kukri
Survival Day 24 Mini Cookset
Survival Day 25 Pocket Rescusitator
Survival Day 26 Insulated Bib
Survival Day 27 Fixed Blade Knife
Survival Day 28 Emergency Survival Tent
Survival Day 29 Combat Tourniquet
Survival Day 30 SAM Splint
Survival Day 31 Snowshoes
Survival Day 32 Internal Frame Pack
Survival Day 33 Gun Cleaning Kit
Survival Day 34 Nitrile Gloves
Survival Day 35 Bent Snips
Survival Day 36 Optimus – Hiking Stove
Survival Day 37 K&R Walker 25 Pedometer
Survival Day 38 P38 GI Type Can Openers
Survival Day 39 Gas Fastening Tool
Survival Day 40 Salt
Survival Day 41 5 Gallon Buckets With Seal Tight Lids
Survival Day 42 Survival Candles
Survival Day 43 Gamo .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle
Survival Day 44 Fiskars Digging Shovel
Survival Day 45 Metal Ammo Can
Survival Day 46 Camo Crossbow
Survival Day 47 Emergency Zone Toilet Set
Survival Day 48 210-Piece Tool Set
Survival Day 49 260 Gallon Water Storage Tank
Survival Day 50 Razor Comb
Survival Day 51 Mambe Extreme Outdoor Blanket
Survival Day 52 Tree Stand Climber
Survival Day 53 5-Gallon Water Bottles
Survival Day 54 2-1/2-Inch Common Nails
Survival Day 55 FuBar Pry Bar
Survival Day 56 Gravity Shower
Survival Day 56 Buttons & Tack
Survival Day 58 Dry Erase Board
Survival Day 59 Sugar, 50 Pound Bag

Survival Day 58 (Dry Erase Board)

I was sitting going over my grocery list when I realized that my family uses texting for a lot of very basic things. Everything from building the grocery list to reminders of what I am going to the hardware store for. And that got me to thinking about how I’m going to remember all the little survival things in the after. You could go with pen and paper, and they have a place, but for everyday things I like my  Dry Erase Board. Grab a few packages of dry erase markers and you basically have a lifetime supply. You can leave notes for your SO when you have to go get firewood and she’s hauling water so if she beats you back she won’t think you were eaten by a rogue zombie bear. Or decided to break up with her by wandering off into the woods to look for a survivalist gymnast beauty queen. (There has to be one of them out there in the woods somewhere.)

 

Survival Day 1 Fire Starter
Survival Day 2 Folding Knife
Survival Day 3 Body Armor
Survival Day 4 Maps
Survival Day 5 Field Bag
Survival Day 6 Pepper Spray
Survival Day 7 Kuba-Kickz
Survival Day 8 Survival Hammer
Survival Day 9 Emergency Food Bars
Survival Day 10 Coffee Percolator
Survival Day 11 Small Game Snares
Survival Day 12 Smoker
Survival Day 13 Go Girl
Survival Day 14 Safety Razor
Survival Day 15 Wood Stove Kit
Survival Day 16 Woodsman Axe
Survival Day 17 Survival Bag
Survival Day 18 Automatic Watch
Survival Day 19 Tactical Goggles
Survival Day 20 Sap Cap
Survival Day 21 Evacuation Litter
Survival Day 22 Quick Clot Gauze
Survival Day 23 Kukri
Survival Day 24 Mini Cookset
Survival Day 25 Pocket Rescusitator
Survival Day 26 Insulated Bib
Survival Day 27 Fixed Blade Knife
Survival Day 28 Emergency Survival Tent
Survival Day 29 Combat Tourniquet
Survival Day 30 SAM Splint
Survival Day 31 Snowshoes
Survival Day 32 Internal Frame Pack
Survival Day 33 Gun Cleaning Kit
Survival Day 34 Nitrile Gloves
Survival Day 35 Bent Snips
Survival Day 36 Optimus – Hiking Stove
Survival Day 37 K&R Walker 25 Pedometer
Survival Day 38 P38 GI Type Can Openers
Survival Day 39 Gas Fastening Tool
Survival Day 40 Salt
Survival Day 41 5 Gallon Buckets With Seal Tight Lids
Survival Day 42 Survival Candles
Survival Day 43 Gamo .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle
Survival Day 44 Fiskars Digging Shovel
Survival Day 45 Metal Ammo Can
Survival Day 46 Camo Crossbow
Survival Day 47 Emergency Zone Toilet Set
Survival Day 48 210-Piece Tool Set
Survival Day 49 260 Gallon Water Storage Tank
Survival Day 50 Razor Comb
Survival Day 51 Mambe Extreme Outdoor Blanket
Survival Day 52 Tree Stand Climber
Survival Day 53 5-Gallon Water Bottles
Survival Day 54 2-1/2-Inch Common Nails
Survival Day 55 FuBar Pry Bar
Survival Day 56 Gravity Shower
Survival Day 56 Buttons & Tack
Survival Day 58 Dry Erase Board

Chris Christie – Makes Me Ashamed Of Living In New Jersey

This man makes me ashamed to be from New Jersey.

First he basically admits that the Republicans are a party of the rich – and then he attacks poor people by conflating the drive to succeed with raising the minimum wage.

The bottom line is that the minimum wage should not force a family to live in poverty. We are a very rich country. The rich can do with a few less mansions and a few less BMW’s if it means that everyone can feed their family and buy shoes.

I don’t understand how anyone making less than $250,000 a year can even think about voting Republican. Unless you are in the upper tiers of income, everything they want means you are voting against your own best interest.

Survival Day 57 (Buttons & Tack)

Good ole Ben Franklin said:

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

It’s always easier to fix the problem before its  a problem. Let me paint a picture for you. You are the only living creature you’ve seen in weeks. You’ve eaten through most of your supplies and you know its time to go out and scavenge for canned goods. You pack your FuBar Pry Bar and an empty backpack. Then, just before your ready to walk into town and find some raviolis you stop to take a leak. As you button your pants back up the button goes flying. Your pissed. You don’t have any other pants and you don’t really like the idea of pulling the jeans off the zombie you killed in the woods three weeks ago. Its flesh is already putrefied into the material.

So you half ass a fix with some string and your pocket knife. (You poke a hole in the jeans and use the fly button to tie them closed so you can get your goddamn raviolis.)

Problem solved.

You don’t even think about your jeans on the walk into town. Or even when you sneak into Old Mrs. Cornbottom’s back porch and crush her skull when you find her waiting for you in the kitchen. Scavenging is going okay. You find some raviolis in the pantry that Mr. Cornbottom kept around for her grand kids.

The second house goes off without a hitch as well. You get some ramen and move on to the next house without once thinking about the half assed job you did fixing you jeans.

As your entering the third house you push against the door without realizing the previous occupants stacked half their kitchen behind the back door. The sound of falling pots and pans is loud in the post death quiet. You don’t hesitate. You move away from the house and make it to the main street before you see them. The horde has woken. They are angry as the sun burns their eyes, but they are hungry.

You start running as the horde forms up behind you, the faster zombies already half again as close as the slower ones.

And that is when the string you tied your jeans shut with decides to cut loose. One moment you are hauling ass. The next your pants are around your ankles and you are flying face first into the roadway. You try to pull your pants up as you scrabble and claw, your butt in the air.

You’re too slow. The first zombie grabs your hips and takes a huge bite out of your ass. You roll over, swinging your FuBar Pry Bar. One, then two zombies go down as you ignore the fiery pain in your ass. Your kicking off the road, pushing yourself backwards, grinding canned goods into your back as the horde lands on you.

You fight just long enough that you turn and join the pack consuming you before they can devour enough of you to keep you from walking.

Life sucks.

Don’t end up getting eaten alive because you can’t fix a popped bottun. Make sure you have a package of Buttons & Tack to fix pants and heavy weight shirts that need mending. They are quick and easy to use, and they might just save you from getting eaten alive.

Survival Day 1 Fire Starter
Survival Day 2 Folding Knife
Survival Day 3 Body Armor
Survival Day 4 Maps
Survival Day 5 Field Bag
Survival Day 6 Pepper Spray
Survival Day 7 Kuba-Kickz
Survival Day 8 Survival Hammer
Survival Day 9 Emergency Food Bars
Survival Day 10 Coffee Percolator
Survival Day 11 Small Game Snares
Survival Day 12 Smoker
Survival Day 13 Go Girl
Survival Day 14 Safety Razor
Survival Day 15 Wood Stove Kit
Survival Day 16 Woodsman Axe
Survival Day 17 Survival Bag
Survival Day 18 Automatic Watch
Survival Day 19 Tactical Goggles
Survival Day 20 Sap Cap
Survival Day 21 Evacuation Litter
Survival Day 22 Quick Clot Gauze
Survival Day 23 Kukri
Survival Day 24 Mini Cookset
Survival Day 25 Pocket Rescusitator
Survival Day 26 Insulated Bib
Survival Day 27 Fixed Blade Knife
Survival Day 28 Emergency Survival Tent
Survival Day 29 Combat Tourniquet
Survival Day 30 SAM Splint
Survival Day 31 Snowshoes
Survival Day 32 Internal Frame Pack
Survival Day 33 Gun Cleaning Kit
Survival Day 34 Nitrile Gloves
Survival Day 35 Bent Snips
Survival Day 36 Optimus – Hiking Stove
Survival Day 37 K&R Walker 25 Pedometer
Survival Day 38 P38 GI Type Can Openers
Survival Day 39 Gas Fastening Tool
Survival Day 40 Salt
Survival Day 41 5 Gallon Buckets With Seal Tight Lids
Survival Day 42 Survival Candles
Survival Day 43 Gamo .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle
Survival Day 44 Fiskars Digging Shovel
Survival Day 45 Metal Ammo Can
Survival Day 46 Camo Crossbow
Survival Day 47 Emergency Zone Toilet Set
Survival Day 48 210-Piece Tool Set
Survival Day 49 260 Gallon Water Storage Tank
Survival Day 50 Razor Comb
Survival Day 51 Mambe Extreme Outdoor Blanket
Survival Day 52 Tree Stand Climber
Survival Day 53 5-Gallon Water Bottles
Survival Day 54 2-1/2-Inch Common Nails
Survival Day 55 FuBar Pry Bar
Survival Day 56 Gravity Shower
Survival Day 56 Buttons & Tack