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As I mindlessly browsed through the Netflix catalog yesterday, a peculiar TV show title caught my eye and sparked some interest.  When I selected the show and picked an episode to start watching, I had no idea what I was in for; and as I was sucked in and watched multiple episodes, I couldn’t believe… Read more »


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After an older couple I know lost their home to foreclosure, they moved into a tiny apartment expecting to live out their retirement together alone. Then about a year ago they took in some family members down on their luck, and those five now sleep on the floor of their small living room. Last month… Read more »


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I don’t know what it is in human DNA that causes people to want to collect things, but countless times in my life I’ve been suckered into accumulating stuff in the expectation that one day it would all be worth a lot of money. Happily, by the time the Beanie Baby Craze was in full… Read more »


WWII-Baricade

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Leave it to spokespersons in government and media to try and convince us the sky is falling the one time it actually isn’t. Say, isn’t this that same group of numbskulls who have been trying to convince us the recovery is right around the corner? So how about making up your mind, Mr.Pundit? What’s it… Read more »


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Some years ago I read something about the first battle of the American Civil War that was a surprise to me: hundreds of civilians had shown up in anticipation of watching the fun unfold. These spectators had packed picnic lunches and arrived to watch the war, dressed as if they were going to the opera;… Read more »


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Awhile back in this space, I posted a series on the basics of buying survival silver. I believe that along with having an adequate supply of storable food for the future, it’s a good idea that you also have a few silver coins on hand as well. But since the price of precious metals fluctuates… Read more »


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Now that you’ve gone to considerable expense to acquire your family’s emergency food storage, it would be a crying shame to lose even a small portion of it to those nasty little critters that love to get into our pantries. Even the newest and tightest homes have small cracks and gaps that allow pests to… Read more »


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This process is not for the faint of heart. It is a long and a difficult process that isn’t necessarily going to work the first time you try. It starts with whole grain seeds. This can be anything wheat, rye and barley ECT… Some of these will be more difficult to grow depending on where… Read more »


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An online friend told me about her recent experience purchasing food storage from one of Efood’s competitors. It turns out the product was set to expire not long after she received it. Lucky for her she caught the problem the day the product arrived, and didn’t put the food away for a couple of decades…. Read more »


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Bugging out is basically leaving where you are and moving to a safer place with great speed. But before you leave you’ll want to take some survival things with you. There are some great products out there and you have a lot of things that you can choose from. Or you can build your own…. Read more »