50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do

50 things everyone should know how to do. You could call these vintage skills, pioneer skills or just plain skills. It all comes down to learning skills to teach the next generation. Some of these are practical skills, many are must learn skills, and others are fun skills. I would love to make this list 100 skills with your comments, so let’s get started.
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Prepping For Retirement-25 Things You Need To Know

Prepping for retirement is a not a whole lot different than prepping for a large family. The difference mainly is storing less of everything. Or is it? Here’s the deal, if you are totally stocked with just enough of the items listed below for you and your spouse you are set, right? But, what if some of your kids and grandkids are visiting and we have a pandemic break out. Maybe a hurricane, tornado or major flooding hits your community. The roads may be washed away from extreme rainfall, we have seen this in Southern Utah. Or maybe the power grid is compromised, this is my biggest fear. I can control my food stash, water, and many other things, but our government is about 40 years behind in upgrading our power system across the board. To me, this is deplorable.

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How To Deal With Mental Health Issues After A Disaster

Mark and I took a C.E.R.T. class several years ago that talked about how to deal with mental health issues after a disaster. Now keep in mind, we are not doctors or involved in any medical field. The initials CERT stand for Community Emergency Respond Team, in other words, first responders in our neighborhood after a disaster. I’m sure you can imagine what chaos may happen if and when we have a disaster. When we do have an unforeseen emergency most medical personnel will more than likely be called to the hospital or medical clinics. They may be called to go to local schools to care for those that are hurt depending on how bad the disaster may be. Here’s the deal, we had the most wonderful doctor come and tell us a few tidbits on how to deal with minor mental health issues. I can still picture the woman standing there and talking us through some statements that can help or traumatize people even more. I have outlined the topics we discussed below with her direction.

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How To Get Ready For Camping This Summer

I want to give you some ideas on how to get ready for camping this summer. Now, here’s the deal, camping, and emergency preparedness go hand in hand, right? You may not have a trailer, camper or a tent, but sleeping under the stars is fabulous! Can you hear the rush of the stream going by? Do you love the smell of eggs, pancakes, and bacon cooking outside? I know I sure do! There is something about learning to start a fire outside in a safe location and where the law permits. Well, we can cook with a Dutch oven on some charcoal outside whether we are at a camping spot or in the back yard. Get up early so you can cook breakfast outside in the mountains!

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