After a discussion regarding the recent events caused by Hurricane Mathew (that I had with the parents of my daughter's classmates), I realized how unprepared they are in order to survive in case of a powerful storm. When I asked them to answer some simple questions regarding the steps and methods to be followed in [...]
During tranquil times you need to keep your BOV appropriately signed up and tagged at all times however when the SHTF this requirement might not really hold much water. Nevertheless up until that time actually arrives you should now sign up and tag your bug out car - this is a basic reality of life. [...]
Believe it or not, gardening is available to anybody, no matter if you have the available gardening space or not. As long as you have a little free time to take care of your crops and you have the ingenuity, you’ll get your very own “modular” garden in no time. Bucket gardening is the best [...]
Keep your house locked and blocked! Many people don’t even lock their doors! Keep all your doors locked and bolted when you are not at home- or even when you are! Also, keep a block of wood or a metal bar down along your sliding door to prevent it from being opened easily, since many [...]
What could you do with $250? Buy a one-way plane ticket? Splurge on an evening out? What about build a charming little cob home, in which you – or someone else – might live?
My uncle Emmett introduced me to woodcarving in grade school. He taught me to carve a “ball in a cage” from a single block of balsa wood in the church basement. Years pasted as did my interest in wood carving. It’s funny how our interests come full circle in life. After 40 years, I was reintroduced to [...]
Water is essential to life, and the ability to transform water from its frozen state into its liquid state is a vital skill for those who intend to spend time above the snow line. In order to learn this skill it is important to first understand the unique properties of water.