Hiking For Beginners

I am the beginner hiker in this blog. Since the last time I went on an overnight hiking trip was about 49 years ago. I will take you with me on my journey of training and acquiring gear. By writing, sharing pictures, and some videos of the trails that I am going to be training on.

Benefits of Hiking

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Wheat Berry Nutrition | Just Be Ready

Wheat Berry

Wheat is a good thing to have in your emergency food supply. The best way to prepare wheat to get the most nutritional value from it, in my opinion, would be cooking or sprouting wheat berries. Storing wheat long term is easy so you might as well get the most nutrition from it by eating wheat berries whole. I think everybody should be self-reliant.
Contents of this blog include:

  • What are wheat berries
  • Wheatberry nutrition
  • Different varieties of wheat berries
  • How to cook wheat berries
  • Ways to prepare and eat
  • A recipe to use wheat berries in. Wheat is one of the best foods to have in your emergency supplies. Read on and I think you will agree.

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Wheat Four Mills | Just Be Ready

What is a Wheat Flour Mill?

It is a tool to grind whole wheat grain into flour.

Many types and styles I well expand on this later.From wheat to flour with simple hand mill.

Why would you want to grind your own wheat scroll down.

Benefits of grinding your own flour read on.

Easy or hard to do?

This is just a few of the topics in this blog and answers to the questions above and many more you might have. If you don’t find the answer for your question add it to the comments section at bottom of the blog and I will get back to you with an answer in a timely fashion. Continue reading “Wheat Four Mills | Just Be Ready”

What is Freeze Dried Food | Just Be Ready

 What is Freeze Dried Food

The short answer is any kind of food that has been frozen, then the temperature brought back up enough to remove all the moisture. This

emergency food
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process has been done for many, many moons. The intention of the blog is to give you some information so you can make an educated decision on stocking your pantry with freeze-dried food or not. Continue reading “What is Freeze Dried Food | Just Be Ready”

Best Weather Radio

Kaito KA600L Voyager Pro Radio

Kaito KA600L Voyager Pro Radio

Everybody should have one in their emergency kits. These radios have all features you need in a weather radio.Here is a short video for a reminder why we need the very best weather radio.


  • Fm
  • Am
  • Sw1
  • Sw2

Alert System

Alerts you using the National Weather Channel’s (NWR) Emergency Alert System (EAS) that is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Continue reading “Best Weather Radio”

Help For a Crisis

Information and links

Mercury One– Red CrossSalvation ArmySt.Jude Children,s Research Hospital


Mercury One has set up a fund to help the families of the victims in the church shooting in Texas.

If you need assistance or would like to help those in need read more.

Updated: 9-3-2017

The Red Cross and Salvation Army are doing great things for the victims of Hurricane Harvey but they couldn’t do it without all the support they get from you. Donations would be appreciated now.

Here is an organization that is getting 100% of your dollar to the people in need. MERCURY ONE
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I have lived the old-fashioned way

A Wash Tub to Bathe In

I was born in 1956 in rural Missouri.I was eight years old before we had indoor plumbing.I had electric for as long as I can remember.We lived on a major road so electric lines were nearby.I knew plenty of people who did not have electric or plumbing.They lived back in the sticks.We had an outhouse for a bathroom.A wood stove for heat.