Hello-I too am very concerned about the current realities and future problems in this great land. My goal is to meet other like-minded people (within about a 100 mile radius of Portland) and combine our education, skills and resources to prepare for the worst, while hoping for the best. The purchase of acerage is a goal for me in the next 6 months to a year. (I have done that before in Idaho so this is not new).
I want to build a team based on the fine, logical and realistic models of James Rawles‘ works. “Patriots” spells-out things really well in my opinion.
Before getting into my background, I wish to state that I am not interested in extreme views, politics, race-bashing and the like. It’s nice to see that so many other posts declare similar thoughts and feelings. It matters.
My background: SWM, 44, healthy, non-smoker, B.A. in Radio Broadcasting/Production, former law enforcement/P.O.S.T. certified, (5 years as a park ranger in Colorado), currently in security management, 1st aid/CPR, licensed amateur radio operator, kayaker, dirt bike owner/rider, equipped and trained in survival gear, 4×4 and camper owner, student of prep./surv. issues since high school during 3 years of JROTC, collector of prep./surv. books and avid reader, year-round camper, intermediate martial artist, novice tracker, lots of target shooting exp., wilderness leadership training, downhill/xcntry. skier, swimmer, solid drummer (sorry, I had to include that), good people skills (I think).
I would like to learn about welding, blacksmithing, carpentry, and gardening. It’s important for me to learn something worthwhile everyday.
Like everyone, I have strengths and weaknesses. My disposition is mellow and friendly, but I can handle stressful moments too.
Someday, I hope to find the right woman who is interested in building a happy and prosperous future (so there is another goal to add to my wish list).
Shall we open a discussion? Shall we talk about the future?
Best wishes to you all.
God bless The U.S.A.!
drummerzak [at] gmail [dot] com