Knife Throwing This is a skill that takes lots of practice, practice, practice. Again, you will want to practice until it becomes second nature. A skill that one day could save your life.
Last time, I wrote about why bartering is important for emergencies. Here is how you can get started: 1. Think about what you have to offer. This can be just about anything! You can contribute skills, time, objects, or anything else you can think of. Consider what you do for work, things you do as… Read more »
Recently I bumped into an old acquaintance at the grocery store. Our conversation quickly turned to how much higher food prices suddenly seem to be getting, and I mentioned the urgency I felt to get more food storage. “Food storage?” he asked dumbly, “What for?” I looked at him like he had been living under… Read more »
Gun Safety Getting accidently shot because of carelessness could mean DEATH and a trip down under. For those folks who own guns and know how to use them safely, more power to you. For those folks that are considering getting a gun for personal defense or if you have one that you have not shot… Read more »
I often get really excited about emergency preparedness and want to do everything I can to prepare. Everything. Not only do I want to have food storage and first aid kits, but I wish I could attend classes to become a nurse, and learn how to be an old-car mechanic.
I was once engaged in conversation with a group of college-age acquaintances I knew only casually. These kids were discussing the growing unemployment statistics, and whether or not it even made sense these days to continue attending college when those they see graduating can’t even find jobs. It was agreed we are entering hard times… Read more »
Field Sanitation While it would take several articles to cover this topic in detail, I will just cover the main areas in short. Getting sick because of dirty and unsanitary living conditions will only lessen your chances for survival. Not keeping a clean living area and a clean survival retreat can and will cause unnecessary… Read more »
A few weeks ago, an online friend of mine made his first silver purchase, a ten ounce bar. As luck (or lack of luck) would have it, the day he made that purchase, the price of silver had just shot up to its recent high near $49.00 an ounce. A few days later, the spot… Read more »
Combative & Self Defense Skills Knowing how to defend yourself when your physically attacked could mean your life or death. Anybody interested in using “Queensberry Rules” can kiss themselves goodbye. Due to the fact in a survival situation, ordinary people will be willing to kill for food and to survive. The question everybody needs to… Read more »
I suppose I’m the last person you should look to for advice on where to hide your collection of silver coins, seeing as fifteen years ago my home was burglarized and they took nearly every coin I had. The reason for my loss: I hid my silver in a stupid and easily accessible place. Hopefully… Read more »