You know the saying, "The best laid plans....."
I am faced with a dilemma...a problem. And yes, it involves the preps. While I am quite content that what we have on hand is enough to see us through a fairly good amount of time (not years, maybe a year) I am faced with the undeniable fact that I can't take it with me. Weight limits et al put a stop to that thought. So I am left standing over the preps, trying to decide what comes with and what says with the folks.
I also have to think on the possibility that our "household" goods will be delayed (sometimes it happens...months of happening). Which means stuff sitting in port with all the port related creatures (bugs, rats, mice, thieves, etc). Sure, it's covered under "insurance" but that doesn't keep the mind to secure, insurance doesn't always pay. You see the dilemma, I hope.
What to take, what to leave...it isn't as if I can't rebuild, but that takes months. It isn't as if I can take everything (some items prohibited) but I hate to leave so much behind.
The problem plagues me.
So I pose this question to you, dear readers...what would you do (and no, staying is not an option...sorry)? What essentials would you take on a 3300+ mile trek, halfway across the world, to start anew?
(I also thought it would be an interesting study of comparisons...old time 1800's pioneers vs modern...responses should be intriguing I think.)
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