It seems like every year or so I put out a public service announcement to remind people that they need to have the minimum amount of preparedness for themselves and their family. Are you ready? Are you sure? – theleansubmariner All of us are dependent on services provided by the government and well regulated industry. […]Read More Annual Reminder to Check your Readiness
You are late for watch Dreaded words. Despite your best efforts, you find yourself facing a hostile shipmate. Time on a submarine is precious and you just robbed him of some of his by being late. Let’s be honest. It happens to all of us. We think we are going to be ready for the […]Read More You are late for watch – why aren’t you ready yet?
Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said that “no one knows” if gasoline prices in the United States will reach $9 per gallon, and acknowledged that the possibility is outside his control. Okay seriously, I filled up my tank today and really had to consider if I could afford to keep driving. Or eating. Or […]Read More Okay, I know I scare some people but this guy does a way better job:
Have you seen the new series on Nat Geo? Doomsday Preppers is an interesting look at people around America who have initiated preparations for themselves and their family to be able to ride out the coming end of the world. Wait, what? End of the world? Yep, we are talking about the literal end of […]Read More Hello? Is Texas Full Yet?
When I see an internet news story like the recent one detailing the shrinking of the American fleet, I get a kick out of reading the comments in the remarks sections. If you ever want to determine the lack of knowledge of the average internet news story reader, spend a few minutes looking at […]Read More The Price of Wishful Thinking … Sinking the American Fleet
Preparing after a Disaster strikes is like trying to learn how to swim after you find yourself in the middle of the ocean with no life jacket With the recent storms in Florida and the south, I was reminded about another large storm and it’s impacts. We are praying for the folks in the South […]Read More Are you ready? Are you sure?