Tonight Ranae and I had an opportunity to meet a nice couple we had became friends with on Facebook. They own a local business and back in September they came to a prayer event I hosted at our little town square for the local law enforcement officers. They learned of the prayer event via my “According To Vern” Facebook page and we have been friends online since. We decided we had a lot in common so we took the opportunity to actually meet face-to-face for dinner tonight. It was a wonderful evening to say the least. Nicer people would be hard to find and I am certain we will be long term friends.
During the conversation tonight we discussed how so many people in this area have the self-sufficient mindset. We never used the term “prepper”, but I think we were all in agreement that a lot of people see the need to be prepared these days. While that’s a sad commentary on the state of things in this country, I will leave that political discussion alone for the purposes of this article. Continue reading