Negativity will drag you down

September 3, 2015 Rourke 6

Rourke: This post was originally published HERE back in 2011. It still holds true today.   This world is unbelievably negative. Most people around me – home, work, friends – seem to relish in the demise of […]

My bucket list…….

August 31, 2015 Rourke 9

Back in 2011 I wrote about my bucket list. In case you don’t know – a Bucket List is a list of things that you want to do before you…..”kick the bucket“. There was a […]

Keeping a Level Head

July 15, 2015 Rourke 3

Imagine a scenario, unlike what many of you often times think about. You’re sitting at home, and the news ticker across the bottom of Fox blazes red with an alert. EMP DUE TO SOLAR FLARE! […]

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Guest Post: How did it start?

June 9, 2013 Rourke 2

From Rourke: Below is an excellent account that shows how people come into a sense of entitlement and deserving of things not earned. Thanks to Brad M for sending it in.   How did it […]

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BUGS AND OTHER LIFE FORMS

June 5, 2013 Rourke 11

What follows is an excerpt from “Sole Surviving Sons, a Marine Tanker in Vietnam“. The book is unpublished as of yet and is a Marine odyssey in Vietnam. Please comment if you would like to hear more….. Additional excerpts….. […]

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Where has all the time gone?

May 24, 2012 Rourke 20

I will be 43 in a few months and I often reflect back through my life. In fact to be totally honest I spend WAY too much time reflecting back. I have many regrets and […]

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Guest Post: Gratitude and Preparedness Today

March 22, 2012 Rourke 1

  By  Jason Ashlaw                   It’s interesting in this world and the times we have around us, how much information about prepping and practical self-sufficiency one can find if they look.  Internet sites abound,  books are everywhere, blogs,  magazines, […]

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My bucket list…….

July 20, 2011 Rourke 17

In case you don’t know – a Bucket List is a list of things that you want to do before you…..”kick the bucket“. There was a movie called Bucket List that was pretty good – […]