For most people, it happens without warning. Nobody plans for the day they find themselves cast into a life or death situation. In every account I've read, the day starts out normal and as planned when suddenly the unexpected happens and things go from bad to worse very quickly. While many of these scenarios would have been difficult to avoid without the benefit of hindsight, … [Read more...] about 7 People Who Are Alive Today Because of Survival Skills
Sometimes I wonder: does a person's garden follow his personality? Is the love of weeds, praise of borderline chaos and embracing of wild animals simply an outgrowth of a disordered mind? On the flip side: are perfect beds, straight lines and precisely timed plantings the result of latent OCD? (I once created a quiz on gardening personality types - you can take the quiz … [Read more...] about Easy Gardening Solutions for Lazy Gardeners
When the Ebola news first started to dominate the alternative news media, and the mainstream media, I kept my eye on it, but mostly kept the idea of a pandemic out of my mind. Mainly, because we’ve had previous false scares before, whether it was the bird flu, SARS, etc, and nothing much came of any of them. Over the last few nights, hubby and I discussed the possibility of a … [Read more...] about Another Mental Exercise, or Is It?
Why I Decided To Come Out & So Should You! In my not so humble opinion it is time for Preppers to “COTB” or Come Out of The Bunker. I’m sure everyone reading this will agree that the impression of Preppers among the general public is less than favorable. We’re considered outliers, the lunatic fringe, kooks, foil hat crazies, and a host of even less polite labels. … [Read more...] about It’s Time for Preppers to Come Out of The Bunker!
A few weeks ago, we had a raising rabbits post here at by Ted R here at The Prepper Project. At the same point he was writing that article, I was acquiring some rabbits of my own. Call it Providence, or serendipity, or Fate... but it was good timing. I appreciated hearing Ted's thoughts on tasty bunnies. One point Ted made in his article was the need to get started on meat … [Read more...] about Guineas, Bugs, Ducks, Coons and Rabbits: Experiments In Raising Meat