Self-Employment for Survival

Here is a post from Joe on the subject of self-employment. Howard From time to time, I have been forced to work in an office. It’s not been a pleasant experience. The longest I’ve lasted was four years, each day … Continue reading

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Food Storage Calculator, a good Reference

I am always being asked the question, how much food should I store.  This is always a hard question to answer, because a lot depends on your eating habits and your likes and dislikes.  The following food storage calculator put … Continue reading

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A OTC Sedative Belongs in Your Medical Kit

In a real serious emergency, it seems there is always someone who has trouble dealing with it and may need to be sedated during the initial stages. Sedation can also be a method of dealing with pain, either emotional or … Continue reading

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Disaster Survival Skills For the Urban Environment

This is a slide presentation on Disaster Survival Skills put together by RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) of Arlington Virginia.  From the information I have have been recieving it seems that the areas near Washington DC are getting a … Continue reading

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How to tell if your propane tank is full

I have a number of five-gallon propane tanks and it seems like I can never keep straight which ones are full and which are empty.  Now you can tell a completely full one from a completely empty propane tank just … Continue reading

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A Review of the Sawyer Mini Filter

A while back, I picked up a four pack of Sawyer Mini Filters.  Since then I have been playing with them and have grown to like them for use in a bug out or get home bag.  They are also … Continue reading

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Lt. Onoda, The Story of a Survivor

For those of you who don’t know about Lt. Onoda, he was a Japanese soldier who survived for 29 years in the Philippine jungles after World War 2 ended.  He died about a year ago at 91 years of age.  … Continue reading

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Saturday, I Went to a Flea Market

This last Saturday morning I had nothing of any real importance to do so I went to the Flea Market in Roseville Ca.  I thought that I might find some new preps.  It was interesting; I found a lot of … Continue reading

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How to fix Cauliflower

When you go to the store and look at all the veggies and wonder how can I cook something different, but don’t really have an idea what.  Well, let me tell you that since we have been on our Atkins … Continue reading

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Supporting Your Firearm, Especially After TEOTWAWKI

An entry on firearms for the writing contest Howard Supporting Your Firearm, Especially After TEOTWAWKI Security guy I’m not going to give advice on what firearm you should buy.  Everywhere I have looked for what people recommend the discussion always gets … Continue reading

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