Don’t know about you, but when I have the flu I’m pretty worthless. I’m not any good to me nor my family. If some kind of emergency cropped up while I was very sick … well, that’s tough to plan for.
So, the plan: don’t get sick.
It’s timely that The Patriot Nurse gives a short video presentation on how to prep for the flu.
Essentially, she gives preparedness/action tips for when you’re healthy, just getting ill, and in the dark depths of full-blown flu.
Something a little different today. We’re looking at hunting dogs. Like all dog owners, I have my preferences and biases when it come to the best. I mean, best at what? I’m not going to get into that discussion.
So in a wimp-out sort of way, I’m listing the top 10 hunting dogs as picked out by Wilderness Today. Not my picks, their list.
Hunting breeds are categorized as hounds, gun dogs, feists, terriers, curs, and dachshunds. To narrow the list, WT focused on breeds most Americans pick for hunting companions and partners.
Best Hunting Dog For Waterfowl: Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever is built for cold-water work, as duck hunters will tell you. It’s playful and athletic nature belies its abilities as a gun dog. Its weather-resistant, short coat both repels water and keeps the dog warm in the blind …
Top Quail & Pheasant Hunting Dog: The English Springer Spaniel
The English Springer Spaniel is a breed of gun dog that specializes in flushing and retrieving. Its compact body and strong, muscular legs give it the power and endurance to keep going even under trying hunting conditions …
A Great All Around Hunting Dog: The Coonhound
The Coonhound is a variety of scent hound, a dog that runs its game by scent alone. There are several breeds of coonhound, each suited to a specific hunting purpose. They are great helpers if you are out there checking the field with your rangefinder, looking for large game …
Top Pick for Small Game: The Beagle
The Beagle is a single-minded, determined, unshakable animal when it is on the hunt … the Beagle is used today to track rabbit, deer, and other small game.
… Expert at driving prey toward the hunter, the Beagle is a persistent when tracking game …
Grouse Hunting Dogs: English Setter
The English Setter is a proud and graceful animal use in hunting for quail, pheasant, and grouse. It’s a dog bred for endurance and athleticism, and it is capable of long stands in hard weather.
Like a pointer, the English Setter “points” to the location of the prey, giving the hunter ample time to set up and shoot …
Having trouble getting other family members into the prepper lifestyle? Is your wife, husband, boyfriend or girlfriend less than enthusiastic about prepping? Even hostile?
Well, the ThePatriotNurse may have a “marketing” solution to your problem. A solution for moving your prepper family from apathetic to dedicated.
Using a three-pronged approach based on Beans, Bullets and Band-Aids, she offers suggestions on how you may persuade the apathetic to get on board.
The persuasion topics:
On Beans (Food)
On Bullets (Security)
On Band-Aids (Supplies)
As always, The Patriot Nurse is entertaining … and very persuasive herself.
Enjoy the video. And maybe pick up a couple of pointers.
The premise: autumn is more dangerous because the weather changes rapidly and your kit may not be “cold-night-ready”.
Chris from PreparedMind101 chats about the seasonal changes from summer to fall to winter, and now that it’s autumn, the precautions and preparations you should start. Right now.
As always, Learn, Practice and Share.
Image: David Mark Maryville, Tennessee