Author Archives: Paul Simard

About Paul Simard

I was born in 1955. I discovered my first personal computer in 1977 while in the U.S.A.F. I was hooked, but loved them too much to turn them into a job at the time. Now, it seems a good time to do that, but on my terms. So, here we are. I'll be writing about computer builds, OS and software installations, configurations on all, as well as commenting about the obstacles met and how I overcome them.

Attend Saturday’s “Global CrisisCamp Day” In DC, London, Toronto, Calgary Or Virtually


On Saturday, the first-ever “Global CrisisCamp Day” will be hosted in London, Toronto, Washington D.C., Calgary, and virtually to encourage people to lead CrisisCamps and volunteer their expertise and skills to create innovative approaches, resources and tools for crisis response and … Continue reading

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Topographic Map Contour


Be Aware and Be Prepared December 26, 2012, Submitted by: Ken (MSB) A topographic map is a two-dimensional representation of the three-dimensional surface of the land. A topographic map enables you to visualize the hills and valleys of the land … Continue reading

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Caching Your Goods


Of concern to many survivalists is long term storage of supplies in a safelocation protected from both accidental exposure and those aggressivelysearching for your stash. For this reason, creating a cache (rhymes with stash)of items you believe you will need … Continue reading

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Sarges Disaster List


Disasters are events that affect a large number of people and can overwhelm the normal emergency services. Most people are quite familiar with the fires; the wrath of mother nature – severe storms, such as tornados, ice storms, hail, severe … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Build a Survival Cache in Case of an Emergency


A survival cache is a container of items that will be useful for survival in the midst of an emergency situation. It is a good idea to build one ahead of time in case of a natural disaster or other … Continue reading

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Civil Unrest In Urban Areas


Shortly after Hurricane Katrina struck the Louisiana coast, reports out of New Orleans on September 1st stated that victims of the disaster were being raped and beaten and that fights and fires were out of control, leaving corpses laying out … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons America Depends On Survivalists And Preppers


This article was originally posted at Personal Liberty Digest There has been a lot of derogatory talk lately about “preppers” and “survivalists.” Here are 10 reasons why preppers and survivalists have always been vital to the United States and why it … Continue reading

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