Last weekend, I had an eye-opening experience. Without any notice, I found myself overnight in a hospital with a family member. The next morning, (knowing I had my bug-out bag in my car,) I went to grab a fresh change of clothes, a toothbrush, etc. Going through my bag, I came to realize I wasn’t as prepared as I thought I was. I had a toothbrush…but no toothpaste.
Now, I don’t believe this to be a big fail. Indeed, if the apocalypse would have hit, I wouldn’t have really cared about not having any toothpaste in this bag…but here’s the realization that I had: The purpose of this bag was to be prepared for many kinds of emergencies…not just the TEOTWAWKI kind. Continue reading “Bug-out Bag Fail…”