I sure hope all these articles I’ve been writing on have been a help to some of you folks and/or getting yall to think about what yall need to do in preparing for surviving a post disaster situation. I also hope yall take advantage of some of these free or low cost classes available when… Read more »
Last week, I wrote about Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke’s ridiculous assertion that gold is not money. If Bernanke’s statement was stupid -and it was- something said more recently by the former Fed chairman was outright revealing. Two weeks ago on NBC’s Meet The Press, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan tipped us off as… Read more »
Tracking Animals Every hunter knows at least the basics of tracking animals. This is a basic survival skill everyone in your family or survival group should know, especially when your survival retreat is in the wilderness.
Shelter Building There might come a time when having the knowledge and skill to build a survival shelter will save your life and the lives of your family. Protecting yourself from the harsh elements and/or hiding from gangs can be a matter of life and death.
I recently heard from a reader who is at her wit’s end because her husband is resisting her efforts at making emergency provisions for their future. “I have ordered the Berkey [water filter],” she writes, and “we had words over that. I will be making my last payment on the 4 week responder—-had words over… Read more »
Pest Control Like I wrote about in an earlier article, keeping all pests under control is extremely crucial for the control of deadly diseases breaking out at your home or survival retreat. Having a minimum of a year’s supply of pest control items will help greatly.
If you are the member of your family doing the grocery shopping, you’re certainly aware that food prices are rising every month, and fast. You also may be wondering “why isn’t this news?”
Map Reading Along with knowing how to use your compass with a map, knowing how to read a map is another basic skill everyone should know. When it comes to reading a map, the top of the map always points to the north. And that there are three different Norths that need to be considered… Read more »
Some time ago I listened to an interview with a successful businessman who was talking about how business has changed over the years. He said it used to be that people would ask themselves “what I am I worth?” but a better question is “what value do I create?” He said that the amount of… Read more »
Last week I mentioned a conversation I had with an acquaintance who was dismissive of my efforts to put aside storable food for the future. Although he himself has been out of work for the past two years, he is still convinced things will be turning around for him any time now. His wife still… Read more »