Archive for July, 2013

The Ready Center Free Stuff 3

Article submitted by Shirley Ready @ The Ready Center

Greetings, faithful Ready Center Blog readers!  Since we last chatted, I’ve been up to my ears in freebies.  I guess I was on a winning streak with my websites and as I type, the freebie bag that I base my articles on is nearly full again!

I last wrote about our huge pile of freebies in April (click here).  Here’s a portion of what I have received since then.  There’s more, but as I said (more…)

Oil Lamp The Ready Center

Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Thanks for checkin back in with The Ready Center for your next installment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  I apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but I just got back from Kenai, Alaska where I was fishing using a technique called “dip-netting”.  You literally stand chest deep in a river while holding a 20 foot pole with a 5 foot fishing net on the end.  The goal is to try to catch the salmon as they swim out of the ocean and into the river system.  For the sake of keeping this story short, I’ll just say that it’s something I’ll never forget and gladly do again anytime.  If you ever get the chance to give it a try it, don’t even think twice.  Just do it.

As for what’s going on in the preparedness world, this pay period we are trying to prepare you for the most common after-effect of almost every major disaster out there: the loss of power.  And more specifically, the lack of lighting that (more…)

Revolutionary War 2 - The Ready Center

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Hello Ready Center Bloggers!  A friend forwarded this to me as an email quite some time ago.  I recently “re-discovered” it while cleaning out my inbox.  It’s short, to the point, and I felt it was worth sharing.  Enjoy!

A Refresher of our Firearm Freedoms

1. “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.”  ~Thomas Jefferson

2. “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” ~ John Adams

3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.

4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a (more…)

Five Spot - The Ready Center

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Yes, this is another one of those articles in which we recommend that you don’t buy anything with your $20.  We told you there would be more articles of the like and here one is.  With this paycheck, we recommend that you change in your $20 bill in for four $5 bills. (more…)