THINGS WE PREPARE FOR: Camping. Retirement. Traveling.
THINGS WE DON’T PREPARE FOR: Earthquakes
Why is that? Could it be the classic syndromes of: “out of sight, out of mind”; “That can’t happen here!”; or, “If it’s going to be so big, we won’t survive anyway, so why prepare?”
I think this is one of the biggest disservices people can do to themselves. Why? I’ll elaborate on the analogy above:
When you go camping, you plan ahead, sometimes for weeks before your trip. Get the tent, camper, or RV cleaned and repaired if needed, tune up the truck, stage the ax, shovels, charcoal or firewood, rope, tarps, towels, extra clothes, water, food, get the sleeping bags and air mattresses, any medications you might need, cooking gear, plates, cups, coffee maker, etc…. If you’re hunting, your guns, ammo, and other hunting gear. You go prepared. Continue Reading →