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I am on the line between Central and South Ga. S. of Macon. Everyone keeps telling me I am a prepper. I tell them I just live a different life style. I live in the country and we (family) built most of our house. When I wired it I used 2ea 100Amp lighting panels instead of just one 200Amp panel. Then one panel I wired all of my critical loads. The power for this panel came thru a 100A DPDT knife switch so I could use a generator. Since I installed solar, it now comes in thru the switch and the generator won’t run due to neglect. I wanted solar when I built the house but could not afford it in 1989. I did however install a solar water heater and radiant heating. I installed a water tank in the wood stove and ran the hot water to heaters with fans. Later I put PEX tubing under the floor and used aluminum plates to distribute the heat into the floor. I tell everyone I use a solar clothes dryer as we never have owned a real clothes dryer. I get the funny look and then tell them it is a clothes line like my grandmother used to use. I have 3 vegetable gardens, 2 freezers and my mothers 1952 canner (pressure cooker). We can. So now everyone tells me I am a prepper.