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One Step at a Time: Gander Mountain's Contribution to My 72 Hours Monday was Memorial Day and I was lucky to the have the day off of work. As is typical on the widely acknowledged first day of summer we did some yard work, attended a cook-out with some of our good friends, and enjoyed being together as a family.
My wife and I did our best to teach our sons about Memorial Day and how it is a holiday that is much more than just fun. It is an additional opportunity to honor the brave men and women who have fought and died to make and protect this great nation.
Because the oldest is only six (and the other three are four, two, and nine months) we are not sure how much of what we taught them actually sunk in [read article] 72 Hour Kits for Your Car and Work
Last post I shared how my family ended up with our 72 hour kit and a list of what is in it. If you missed that post check it out.
When my wife and I finished putting together our family's 72 hour kit I asked her where we would keep it. She decided that the best place would be our son's closet and I did not object. It is probably the best place in our home. So that is where it went.
A few weeks ago I heard about someone who was driving this last winter and whose car broke down. This last winter was unusually cold, so cold that a few times they cancelled the public schools here because the heating systems could not keep the buildings [read article] How many hours? 72, of course Last March we went and visited my parents. Even though they live in San Antonio, Texas we chose to drive there. It is simply too expensive to fly our entire family these days (there are six of us). We had a lovely visit with them and really enjoyed getting to know San Antonio better. It is a truly beautiful city with a rich history (the Alamo is neat but the Missions of San Antonio are way better).
As we were packing up our minivan for the trip home my dad asked me to bring back the Christmas present he had put together for us and for my sister and her husband (they live near our home). When he brought out two large, black duffel bags I [read article]