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Tag: Prepare

"Oh, if something bad happens, I'll just come to your house!"

Read this on Aimee’s Sunshine Blog for Violent Chicks Top 10 responses to “Oh, if something bad happens, I’ll just come to your house!” 10. Not without six months of your own supplies, you won’t. 9. Yeah, your family means so little to you, I’ll be sure to pick up your slack.  Why don’t you […]

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Growing Potatoes in a Trash Can?

Want a fun, low on space way to grow potatoes?  Grow them in a garbage can!   With either a new a garbage can (or a used one that is super-clean), drill several 1/2 drainage holes in the bottom and on the sides close to the bottom. In the bottom of your garbage can, place […]

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CERT Notes: Week 2

Tonight was my second of six weekly training classes for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  This week, we studied fire safety.  As part of the class, we all went outside and practiced putting out a fire. Highlights from the lecture: Most of us know what room most fires start in the home start in; […]

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2009 CERT Schedule

The January – June 20009 CERT schedule has been posted on LVAlert.com.  Unless they are planning on expanding it some more and this is just a preliminary training schedule, there are only 2 sessions planned for the first 6-months of 2009. The first session will be held on Thursdays from January 15 – February 19 from 6 pm […]

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CERT Notes: Week 1

The Wife gave me a good idea that I hadn’t thought of; posting brief notes from my 6-week CERT class. The first class in the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a lecture about disaster preparedness.  Highlights that the instructor talked about: Keep a flashlight by your bed.  In a disaster, a light is your […]

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What would you do?

An earthquake hits Las Vegas.  100,000s are injured.  Large sections of the city are without electricity.  The emergency personal are overwhelmed.  What do you do? The Community Emergency Response Team (“CERT”) training tries to help you know, before hand, what to do in an emergency.  From the CERT website “The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program […]

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Quote of the Moment

“Instead of searching after what the Lord is going to do for us, let us inquire what we can do for ourselves.” Brigham Young

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