Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Welcome to the first Survival and Disaster Preparedness Blog Carnival. I would like to thank everyone who took the time to submit their work. I had a lot of fun looking over all the entries and learned a thing or two in the process!


First Editors Pick: Albert Rasch presents The Rasch Outdoor Chronicles: Disassembling, Cleaning, and Reassembling your Ruger 10/22 Rotary Magazine posted at The Rasch Outdoor Chronicles, saying, "Here is a highly rated tutorial on the maintenance, disassembly, cleaning, and assembly of the Ruger 10/22 rotary magazine."

Second Editors Pick: TennZen presents TennZen: Enlightenment, Southern Style: Unsafe canning practices - don't try this at home posted at TennZen: Enlightenment, Southern Style, saying, "Review of safety procedures and mythbusting of unsafe canning methods that are still spread around, especially on the Internet"

Now on to the BEST of the REST!

matthiasj presents Get Home Bag: Summer Edition posted at Kentucky Preppers Network.

Carolyn presents The Barber Bunch: How to make Strawberry Jam posted at The Barber Bunch.

YeOldFurt presents Brain Tanning Hides posted at Old Lightning.

Ranger Squirrel presents Am I Crazy? posted at RangerSquirrel's Ramblings

Dan Wolfe presents The Survival Knife Wolfe's Blog posted at Wolfe's Blog.

Riverwalker presents Stealth Survival: Homemade First Aid Kit posted at Stealth Survival.

Mayberry presents Keep It Simple Survival: Gettin' Philosophical...... posted at Keep It Simple Survival.

Phil Burns presents Prepping for Prepping Utah Preppers posted at Utah Preppers, saying, "One of our best for general preparedness and what it takes to be a true Prepper."

Mikkal Travvis presents How To Survive A Flu Pandemic posted at Bird Flu Pandemic.

No Fate presents Supplies: water posted at Nuclear Disaster Preparedness.

Brian presents Super Sturdy Trellis posted at Meadowwood Garden, saying, "Need support? The Super Sturdy Trellis is inexpensive, easy to make and a hurricane couldn't knock it down! Perfect for pole beans, peas, melons, cucumbers etc. Visit us to learn how to make yours!"

Mesquite Pete presents Mosquitoes - Fact and Fiction posted at Mosquito Basics, saying, "Some myths and facts about mosquitoes."

Scarecrow presents Emergency heat for your home... posted at ONTARIO PREPPERS NETWORK.

Better Homemaking Network presents Swine Flu and a Healthy Immune System posted at Better Homemaking: Health and Fitness, saying, "The Swine Flu seems to be pandemic imminent. Are you prepared?"

Nomad presents Survive The Worst: Can One Nuclear Weapon Cripple America? posted at Survive The Worst.

Shreela presents Be Prepared: EDC Keyring posted at Que Sera Sera.

Everyday Prepper presents How much of X will fit in a 5 gallon bucket posted at Everyday Prepper.

FernWise presents Suffering Is Optional. posted at Fern's Fronds.

John Mellem presents Survival Stew: Survival Garden posted at Survival Stew.

I want to thank everyone who has helped make this a success by submitting an article and congratulate Albert and TennZenn on being the Editors Picks for this carnival edition. I look forward to more editions of this carnival and if another blog would like to host it let me know and we'll start the planning!

I would like to remind everyone who entered the carnival to please link back to it and to Digg, Tweet, Facebook, Reddit, Stumble this and whatever else it is you normally that everyone gets the most traffic from this they can...once again thank you!!!

...that is all.

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  1. Wow, Flea - I'm honored! Thank you so much for your kind words and for all your hard work in putting this carnival together.

  2. TennZenn, there were a lot of great articles, I had a heck of a time narrowing down to you and Albert.

    Good work!

  3. Congrats TennZen & Albert for getting editors pick! And thanks Flea for including me in the Carnival. I'll be posting this today!

    Kentucky Preppers Network

  4. Flea,
    Thank you very much for picking as your top Editor's Choice, though I think there were several as good or better! I'll be putting a post up shortly.

    Thanks Again!
    Making Snap Caps
    We build a Pirogue!

  5. Well done, Albert! Yours is a tremendously thorough and professional article and will doubtless be a reference work on the subject.

  6. Congratulations Albert & TennZen,
    You guys rock!!
    I can't wait for the next one. Great idea.

  7. When is the next one?


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