There is a radio personality here in Oregon/Washington named Lars Larson and he thinks that the Bundys are the bad guys—even after all the stuff has finally come out about how they were correct about what the feds were doing – he has nothing but bad to say about them. 30 Dec. 2020. If a person is able-bodied, work or work for welfare – do discussion. Pretty much their community shut-down. Vincent : I didn't throw him. isn’t this like fixing anything with bailing string, or wire and duct tape! UNTIL EVERY BATTLE IS WON Marines are trained to improvise, adapt, and overcome all obstacles in all situations. I expect that statistically that will give me a number more of years to enjoy whatever it is I still enjoy. Consequently, they all went on the ugly offense and DEMANDED their due — they wanted every penny of free FEMA-money they were entitled to. Anybody on a farm with critters sure can relate to that!! If we are the sane-ones, I greatly fear for those who are not. You overcome. Adapt. So, the snow melts a tiny bit during the day freezes at night and we end up with inches of ice. Hard-nosed, hard-living Marine Gunnery Sergeant Tom Highway (Clint Eastwood) clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude. If you admit you think you might be crazy, rest assured, you’re not. I Not a bad way to make America great again! Ohhhh were all crazy, but in a good way i beleive . When things don’t go as planned you can either shut down, or…. The entire movie is based on ‘improvise, adapt and overcome’, whatever the obstacle. There are always roadblocks or walls that get in the way. Stuff is great, but the most important thing is your brain, use it! Those are words I live by and have used many times. Nailbanger, perhaps someone who’s been through it successfully can offer some possibilities. Since none of us knows what the next SHTF will be, or what turmoil it will bring down on us, mental toughness combined with flexibility/creativeness will be a huge deal. And neither could my aging relatives. I think some motivation is needed for sure and personal responsibility – but we keep paying for them to hang out on street corners. Improvise: It has been said by many commentators on military strategy ranging from Sun Tzu to Colin Powell, that the best laid plans last only until initial contact with the enemy. You have to improvise on the spot if you feel that the audience isn't enjoying your performance. Thanks for posting it so everyone can read it. I’ve never met anyone in one of the many .gov tax offices I’ve had to deal with over the years who acknowledges that the very people they treat with contempt or indifference (by phone, e-mail or at a window in their offices) are the ones who pay them, that make their living and future pensions possible. The Marines are not the only ones that live by that motto and having worked with people from various branches of the armed services, Many of these people are essentially cut from the same cloth when they are 5+ years removed from the service. And since there is no sand, gravel, or spreader trucks, they were ‘stuck’ with snow that didn’t melt. We’ll turn the rib roast into a double batch (14 quarts) of beef stew. The Swamp is to the right on my map. Dad told me, ” kill the enemy when that enemy is down, Id he geta up you will be dead.” Words 2 live by & know defense & ways to kill with a pointed pen or whatever is handy. How many times have we each been told something can’t be done even as we or someone else shows them another way, or a work-around? Who’s going to be the top Rambo/Mad-Max/John-Galt that’s the hero? It will be an “Improvise, Adapt and Overcome” week around here for sure. Those folks were quiet and low key until you outscored them on the range.) “He Hates These Cans!” I read that many public washrooms in China have a big problem because of TP theft. Do you have extra blades for it? Solution: hunt with a handgun, weak side no less. I grew up driving in snow (Mt. You improvise.” With more than 40 plus years of seasoned and practical supply chain experience, I would like to share with you a military perspective on what Gunny Sergeant Thomas Highway meant and its application to the supply chain. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. Online, an image macro based on the scene has been used in memes, often in reference to lifehacks and improvements akin to Improvise. They just can’t improvise, adapt, & overcome, I guess. An example… When we moved to the farm DH came an asked me what size nails he would need to hold up a certain weight. But until he posts on this topic, may I recommend a lot of ketchup. Now we gotta make the best of it, improvise, adapt to the environment, Darwin, shit happens, I Ching, whatever man, we gotta roll with it. I might die before my current plans come to fruition, or I might die in Nevada, or in the middle of the redoubt, or who the heck knows, even at the 4 corners. I’m getting off the rail here. I agree, having a ‘Plan’ is a MUST, even a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Even on the drive home from work today. When your chainsaw breaks down, or you’re out of gas/two stroke oil, do you have a bow saw? If a SHTF does hit, I want to be one of the minority of people who is able to recognize what is going on and figure out how to cope with it while other people are still in denial that a SHTF is going on around them. NRP It seems we all talk of Skills, Stuff, Location, and the Gulch like they are the cure all to an EMP, economy, or whatever disaster that may strike. I traveled that road many times & thanks for the details of this story. Do I want to live in a mud hut and eat bugs? How many $BILLIONS were passed out and not a single thanks to those that pay the bill? Sure we get snow occasionally but we do not get single digit temps at night and barely above freezing during the day for a week. My point exactly, my definition of “hero” these days is expanding in scope to include single moms that go to work most days, Family caregivers staying at home and bypassing promotions and business opportunities in order to care for a family member that is special needs or memory loss/cancer. What are you talking about, man? Many of us already do this without giving it a second thought. It would seem having manual backups to our energy driven equipment would solve a whole lot of “oh Schumer” moments. Expect this! They just get used while the original intent not being the purpose during our modern era. We are not sure how many quarts we’ll get from that but probably more than 14. How much can one really Adapt and Overcome till there is no option left? All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. At least the judge dismissed the case against the Bundys. See more ideas about Adapt overcome, Chief joseph, American indian quotes. I hate to be the one that says it, but what this country really needs is a good slap upside the head, or wallet, or war, or EMP, or whatever. And they walk by you and stare at ya without a flinch and you wonder,. I have had the pleasure (sometimes heartache) of knowing many heroes in my life. – Definitely agree on the Martian movie. We all experience a plan gone awry pretty much everday. Clint Eastwood, in the movie “Heartbreak Ridge†took a group of mismatched and arrogant street toughs and trained them to become Special Forces Marines (although not SEALS). SUPPORT MSB at no extra cost to you: Still remember a story about when Grandad was a small boy, they got home on the buckboard and great-granddad had to move a tumbleweed that was bigger than the buckboard out of the cut going to the front door. They all have learned to improvise, adapt and overcome. Germain to the ‘improvise/adapt’ portions of the equation would be back ups and redundancy. Why or how something happened doesn’t matter but how to fix it does. Remember this, doing something when attacked, even if not a perfect response, is head and shoulders better than freezing and doing nothing. Please scream and shout somewhere else.) – I saw a sign the other day – “Comic book Heroes wear capes; real ones wear dog tags” ( with exception to the few Scout-Sniper graduates I met. lol. Bogen mentioned good old Murphy’s Law, how friggen true is that. A plan is just that. Her response, “We’ll have 39 minutes to figure that (problem) out”. (Or “…the first shot is fired”, the quotes vary, but the idea is the same.). Fish-Sauce and Chocolate works best for the little crunchy critters. Adapt and overcome is all fine and dandy, but what about when you adapt, adapt, adapt and keep trying and hit a wall every time? Conor McGregor Quote: “You must improvise, adapt, and overcome.” ... We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. I’ve lifted a finger many time, Oh wait, that’s not what you meant…. We discovered it before everything had thawed out and were able to salvage most of it (smaller wrapped packs of meat) in a couple other freezers. Improvise. Thanks for the funny anecdote about your folks. – Papa S. Adapt and overcome! Or am I just bat-crap crazy???. I was backing out of the driveway and accidentally scraped the side wall (my sister had parked the car within inches of the curving wall). Kirk 3 books view quotes : Dec 30, 2018 05:06AM. She still manage to pack in the tp. It saved their lives, taught them to work together, to become better men and leaders. Thanks for the consideration ………..but as a southerner I don’t think any of us with good sense would ever consider that disparagin in any way. Privacy Policy A lot of people used the street because many of the restrooms you had to pay to get in. :). “Improvise, Adapt, Overcome” is an unofficial slogan among Marines made popular by Clint Eastwood’s movie, Heartbreak Ridge.Whether you plan to bug in or bug out should tough times occur, the ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome problems will be necessary regardless of how well-stocked, tooled, provisioned, or conditioned you are. The Corps encourages the idea that "Marine" is an earned title and most Marine Corps personnel take to heart the phrase "Once a Marine, Always a Marine". How you react to said disturbance in your plan effects how the rest of your day will play out. Every day life. You’re going along just fine and then WHAM… something happens. Oh and forgot to add, Lastly, heroes are the ones that go to work when others are running away or freaking out ( standing catatonic is preferred. We still have slushy ice in the parking lot at work. I’ve switched it from “going south” to “going bad” out of respect for our southern readers, of which we have lots! Hi MT, Please don’t get me wrong, I know there are a LOT of you out there that have it “all planed out” with the perfect situation and fantasy, I hope your right. Multiple boston butts, a very large boneless rib roast, a couple large briskets along with 10 pounds of pork fat which were still frozen and some sausage and country style ribs which had already thawed. As a whole, I have liked most of the Marines I have met over the years along with the Army, Air Force and Navy vets They have one thing in common: I do not hear a lot of whining when in a room full of vets. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Or how many would. Heros are only in comic books or past history. I love the part when (SPOILER ALERT) the space ship commander orders the course correction even though it will cause a speed problem later on. Hell, no. This was an unusual storm for most of us. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch. Wish we had a school system that made speeches like that required reading! Come up with creative solutions. You're Marines now. I know I use a LOT of salt, but not enough to need a “Salt Truck” HAHAHAHA, That’s funny! 22 thoughts on “ Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome ” ZB22 October 14, 2019. Veteran Marines. should read salt/sand trucks… duh, Beach’n The working brain allows one to Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. Looks like we’ll be doing a lot of unscheduled, unplanned cooking and canning over the next several days. @SoCalGal Joe c, Nope, you’re not crazy. Does that mean I’m preparing myself to improvise, adapt & overcome? Advertise So many people are just so set in their ways – I guess having the club and courses closed would be a big deal if you’re used to always having them available. Now I don’t know about you guys, but an inch of snow ANYWHERE at ANYTIME is not fatalistic. Ricardo 272 books view quotes : Feb 06, 2018 06:50AM. Adapt. It’s just expected that we keep paying, it’s taken for granted. United States Marine Corps — ‘Improvise, Adapt and Overcome - USMC, unofficial’ ... All Members Who Liked This Quote. That hope of mankind, to which the oppressed of the world fled for refuge. (The govt has trained them to behave this way!) The controversial, Reagan-era invasion of Grenada by U.S. troops is, oddly enough, at the center of this initially interesting story of a seasoned Marine sergeant (Clint Eastwood) routinely insulted by younger officers for being a symbol of the war …. • Items can be repurposed or put to dual use. Exactly So Cal Gal. Improvise, Adapt, Overcome Hayell Fyre I heard my granny sayin that since I was big enough to hear. So I asked my mother how much snow they got…. Many places, especially private communities, shut down to avoid injury, and lawsuits. I also see that things are getting worse, not better, so the physical and mental preps continue. There go heroes. by Ken Jorgustin | Jan 8, 2018 | 100 comments. Thanks and whole-heartedly agree. Shift your plans to take advantage of situations as they arise! Perhaps web search ” How to overcome this, or deal with that” just a thought. Hopefully there is not and “End”. Great speech by the way, by a great General, ” Duty, Honor, Country ” . and see if he can get me back on the air!” (It may be bad for my OPSEC, but the kid knew who to find, and we did get the radio working) We’ll cook and eat the stuff that thawed over the next several days but will have to thaw out and cut up and can all the big stuff since the part to repair the freezer won’t be here until Thursday. Johnny Lever They are ‘privileged.’ lol I learned through an email from my mother that they had a rough time with this storm. And BTW My reply is in the weekend comments section. It’s the recipe for the perfect meme. He learned during his visits to Thailand. When someone gets $130k+ for not getting a cake baked that’s just all out wrong. Adapt. Be carefull what you wish for. That imperfect response just might be what buys you time to improvise, adapt, and overcome. Donate for my efforts, Copyright © 2010-2020 ModernSurvivalBlog.com, Get notified when new comments are posted, (will not be published or viewable by others). Sometimes, you just can’t win. :/, If there is a next time, we will hang a worklight underneath the cover to hopefully prevent this from happening again. Some heroes have to die and some have to work hard long hours feeding and sheltering their families. The medical practice, where I work, had to shut down due to frozen water pipes. Anything is possible. Quotes.net. Great-grandparents were real Sooners, and that was their home. One of my freezers went out last week so I get to exercise my plans to Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. Adapt: Lots of MSB postings underscore the lesson that things are going to be different from what you plan for. Toasting works pretty well, but take the back legs off – they scratch! McGyver (Sorry, but it’s what was said!) Hit an obstacle. Have a plan (or a series of contingency plans) but leave room for flexibility. SCG,,, hey a mud hut can be home sweet home ,,,ask a real old time cowboy ,called em soddys warm in the winter ,,,cool in the summer,, or so I’m told ,a little water on the floor keeps the dust down. Of course, if you go south enough, you have a choice of the Gulf or Mexico. I just re-watched the movie, The Martian, over the weekend. RSS feed – oldhomesteader- my Grandad was born in a soddy near Pawnee, Oklahoma, in 1900. Their club house closed and both golf courses closed. Terms Of Use thanks we had a good laugh. Whether you plan to bug in or bug out should tough times occur, the ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome problems will be necessary regardless of how well-stocked, tooled, provisioned, or conditioned you are. The .gov or the retired senator who’s plans went down the flusher when they would not move over or give in his demands….??? They possess the willingness and the determination to fight and to keep fighting until victory is assured. Everyone really needs to prepare for this and be at-the-ready because this type of person will hurt or kill to get what they want. Add a Quote. The Marine Corps phrase ” Improvise, Adapt, Overcome ” can readily be applied to preparedness. Undisputed III: Redemption (2010) 00:54:56 Improvise, adapt, overcome. I remember suiting up in kevlar vest and grabbing my helmet and driving slowly toward the section of the city that was burning. Very irritating. He is on a conservative station so his stance surprises me a little. Improvise Adapt Overcome Overcoming Quotes Coaching Questions Abuse Survivor Keep Calm Quotes Picture Quotes Inspire Me Wise Words Leadership Improvise, adapt, overcome Dark Memes Edgy Memes Funny Images Funny Pictures Funny Pics Funny Stuff Hilarious Dankest Memes Jokes – what happens when the EBT cards stop working ( for example ) of cars on. 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