I just lost a long post somehow so have to start all over...sigh.
I have been lurking here for a while and have decided it's time to join. I need more friends with the same kind of interests. It gets lonely out in the world as a prepper sometimes. I prefer to see it as quasi homesteading.
We need like minded friends to encourage us along the way, to teach us new things and to validate that we are not a fanatic just because we see things that many do not.
I have been prepping for 10 years. Along the way I have made many mistakes but have learned alot. I spent almost e