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Forgive me, I can't pay so I am gonna write on the 'gobag' here.

With essentials in the bag, I am sure everyone has a preference, how often do we carry this since danger could be at any moment? This seems may a bit silly to ask initally but when it's too cold/hot there are things that could be affected.

Awareness seems to play a huge role and these days it can't be understated considering the climate in the cities:

Are we noticing things at the grocery store?

Are we playing with our phones? etc.

This is a book and site I find to be interesting: https://spyescapeandevasion.com/

With the way the economy is going we are having to work more depending on our situations and I find it extremely stressful that my loved ones could be caught without me available to help. Are there plans one goes over with their family aside from the BOB. Intersting tpics and enjoy the bits I can read.

We now have Antifa/BLM riots in multiple cities and states not helping its citizens. I find having a network of people one can trust is difficult as many 'dear friends' seem to think this is silly or conspiracy. Communication is always gonna be key and how to attain and maintain this is gonna be crucial.

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A lot going on as you rightly point out. Most people keep their "go bag" at home, I keep mine in my truck, because 99% of the time, whether I'm at home or on the road, I'm close to my truck. If my wife and I take her truck, the bag goes there. Then there is my Every Day Carry (EDC), which is on my person. I put a link to a situational awareness video in the post, by Colonel Jeff Cooper. Thanks for the book link; I'll check it out. We started a church "Readiness Group" that meets weekly. I'd estimate four or five are wide awake to what's going on, and that's who we spend the most time with.

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How did the Church 'Readiness Group' get initiated and what did you experience as far as push back or warming to the idea? I have had folks over and discussed the communication idea and how hard it will be once we lose our 'social credit score' or we simply lose power due to any number of reasons. Obviously churches/synagogues are being attacked regularly and it's good to be ready. Outside of the building, though, from emergency preparedness or from 'grouping' together to form a foundation or structure for future workings together I feel is important as well. Small groups are fine when discussing these future plans as too many people will be detrimental as it will be hard to control the information flow. What are you seeing in terms of pros and cons to your findings?

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19 folks are members and mostly there for the usual prepping know-how, food preservation, water, etc. About a quarter of that number are into addressing real shtf scenarios. No pushback at all.

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Excellent summary John! Thank you.

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Thank you David, for reading and especially for sharing.

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