Thursday, December 31, 2009


It is the last day of 2009 and I have a few things I would like to say. The first thing is my prediction that the collapse will essentially come within the first 6 or 7 months of the year 2010. Party hearty tonight and stay out of the jails and the hospitals. It may be the last big time celebration we have for a while. But that is the way we roll, you know. We get it while we can.

I want to say a few things to some people. Ornery Bastard, I read you every day. You have a unique way of communicating. Priceless. Jim Rawles up in Idaho. You are a great source of encouragement to a huge amount of people. I can't go for your Christianity but I can appreciate what you do and I read you every day. Erin and Brad, you are a gold coin I carry in my pocket. Very valuable and not to be spent frivolously. I think of your often. MMPAINTS is another one of my daily reads. A lot of good tips from you, lady. Big John out in Kansas is another guy I check out every day. A natural born hardass that I can relate to. Tough cookie and probably gonna be around for a long time. I damn sure hope so. Natog over at TEOTWAWKIAIFF just needs to write more. I check him every day. And how can I begin my day without a dose of Jim Dakin? Just this morning he hit me with corn not being a vegetable but a grain. Damnit Jim! You had to go make me think some more. Hah! And there are people I get comments from like Publius and the manufacturing rep from Ohio. Serious people. And of course there is Mayberry and the Elder Dragon. Two of my pillars in the survival world. I am also a faithful reader of Frank W. James.

And while I have left out a ton of bloggers I read, there is an army of non-blogging people I stay in contact with in order to keep my head straight. Mike Kemp down in Mississippi is my very close friend. I can remember 10 or 15 years ago when we would call each other and start talking about Clinton and get so mad we would be foaming at the mouth and kicking in the doors. You might say that Clinton pissed us off. Then Dubya came along and we had calmed down a lot. Which was good because we then got the dark lord. The dark lord is enough to piss off God so it is good we are calmed down. Then there is the Hermit down in Tennessee. So good for explanations of economic matters. A good post to lean on. There is Charles Bell whose help and advice are priceless and I am very grateful for. Bubba Bruce is another neighbor about 30 miles away whose friendship I cherish. Best damn gardener and brew master and wine maker in the state.

So I wish you all a successful year in surviving the calamity that is about to fall on the populace of this country and the rest of the world. It is gonna be a mess to the max but the survivalists will have the easiest time, as a group. And I am very sincere when I say that I wish you success. God bless you all. And stay alive.



ErinAndBrad said...

Happy New Year Michael and Handmaiden - may this get going already so I can kick into high gear! Got yer backside here up north!

shiloh1862 said...

Back at ya Michael!


Andrea said...

Happy New Year to you too, Michael and Handmaiden!

Phil said...

Live long and prosper, my friend.
Thank you for the kind words.
I also read every one of the sites you mentioned, every day, including yours.
Please give my best wishes to your fine wife for me.

Happy New Year.

Mayberry said...

That means a lot to me Michael. Because you were my inspiration. You planted the boot in my ass that got me going in the right direction, and for that, I can't thank you enough. Hope the new year is good to you, the Handmaiden, and all your clan. I hope the new year is good to all us preppers...

HermitJim said...

Wishing you and the family all the a Happy New Year, my friend!

Anonymous said...

I hope the New Year brings youo and yours all you need:)