Water isn’t just for drinking……

May 29, 2012 Rourke 8

There is so much information and discussion out there on water filtering and purifying. From Berkey’s to Brita’s, to Clorox and boiling – it is an active topic with a lot angles. What I do […]

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Dangers in the Desert

May 27, 2012 Rourke 2

Dangers in the Desert – Proper Planning Saves Lives We live in Utah, but make frequent trips into Nevada. Actually, we drive to Reno fairly regularly to visit family and friends there. The trip is […]

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Shoestring Preps with Chronic Heath Problem

May 26, 2012 Rourke 1

  Shoestring Prepping with Chronic Health Problems by Robin   Today’s environment isn’t TEOTWAWKI, yet it may be a personal SHTF for many people. I live on an extremely limited income with chronic health problems. […]

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Why I Prep….. by Clint

May 25, 2012 Rourke 3

   Why I Prep…. by Clint Palmer   Governments and terrorist groups throughout the world thrive for more knowledge, new weapons and advanced technology. Although advancements in these various fields can be good, in the […]

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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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On Being Prepared……

May 23, 2012 Rourke 2

    On Being Prepared By J Cascarelli   I do believe in planning for the worst and hoping for the best. As a graduate engineer (retired), I try to look dispassionately at data and […]

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The garden is providing…..

May 22, 2012 Rourke 7

Just a quick note and a few pictures showing my garden has just started providing for my family……       Those that have been hanging around here at MSOnline for awhile know I really […]

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Guest Post: When bad people attack…..

May 18, 2012 Rourke 14

When Bad People Attack At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.                                                                   Charles Darwin […]

Will drones be flying over your house?

May 17, 2012 Rourke 4

I just recently saw a report that the FAA would start licencing drones to fly over US cities for police departments and other non-Federal law enforcement.  Maybe I am just paranoid but this makes me nervous. The […]

Memories of a knife….

May 16, 2012 Rourke 10

It’s amazing how memories work. Certain scents and tastes can suddenly bring you back to a different time and place – almost like it was happening all over again. When I was 16 years old I lived […]

Essential Earthquake Survival Tips

May 11, 2012 Rourke 1

Essential Earthquake Survival Tips Earthquakes are one of the most devastating natural disasters out there, and they affect hundreds of thousands of people all around the world each and every year. They also sadly lead […]

Let me know your thoughts……

May 9, 2012 Rourke 76

I am considering getting involved with another website and would like your honest opinion.   Here is the premise:       Visiting the site would bring you to fictional journal entries from 39 year old Jack. […]

Weekend playing airsoft……

May 5, 2012 Rourke 11

This past weekend I spent some time playing Airsoft. If you are not familiar with airsoft it is similar to paintball except the guns used are very realistic and fire small bb’s at varying velocities (200 – […]

Health and preparedness……..

May 2, 2012 Rourke 17

Over the past few months I have been taking health and exercise much more seriously.  Sylvester Stallone wrote a fitness book several years ago and in it he made a statement – Once you hit age […]

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An “Ecological” View Toward Prepping

May 2, 2012 Rourke 5

by Wyzyrd   I’m NOT talking about “being Green” here. Probably a good idea, but not the point of the post.    If we listen too much to “Doomsday Preppers” and similar media-outlets, prepping seems […]