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Everybody likes to get something for free and here’s a huge collection of free manuals for you to download. I have not had a chance to review all of them so I can’t say that everything they suggest is accurate. Many of them are hundreds of pages long, so take your time reviewing them and making note of the books or pages in books that you may want to print out.
Free Manuals on Edible & Medicinal Plants
Common Edible Mushrooms — Be careful here.…Read More...
While doing some research on disasters in third world countries, I came across something called a Shelterbox. This is a box containing a shelter and assorted items to provide heat and cooking facilities after a disaster. The charity that provides these to third world countries figure they cost one thousand dollars each including shipping and storage.
While you cannot buy one already made up they have designed a nice compact package that would be very useful in a bug out situation or if you lost the use of your home. The box is quite compact and portable. All of the contents are readily available and with a little ingenuity could be customized to your area. …Read More...
The Long Journey Home, by Lew B. is a contest entry, don’t forget to submit yours.
August 18, 2009 – My wife and I leave Southern California for a nice 5 day drive through the beautiful (but desolate) state of Nevada.
As we are about 50 miles into our trip, with the Starbucks in the cup-holders of the Suburban, I asked my wife what we would do if the economy were to collapse?
We spent the next 5 days talking about all the things we would need to live a life even remotely similar to the one we have now. It was quite overwhelming.…Read More...
A couple of weeks ago, I put up a review on the Eureka Assault Outfitter 4 tent. This last week, I spent several days at the beach. I camped near some sand dunes for my grandchildren’s benefit. They are young and love to play on the dunes. The tent my wife and I choose to use was the Assault Outfitter 4.
My wife and I found the tent easy to sent up and take down. During the time we were there it was exposed to winds in excess of thirty miles per hour. The tent never wavered. The vestibule system worked well. …Read More...