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Huddled in the Dark – Part II

July 30, 2013 Rourke 4

  [From Rourke: Part I can be reader HERE.]   Huddled in the Dark – Part II – by Shirley Swift               The past three months Deb, my eldest daughter, has been living with […]

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…On Re-loading

July 29, 2013 Rourke 13

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest.   …On Re-loading ….Or, how to set up a prepper industry to survive through SHTF               The great ammo panic of 2013 […]

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Exercise and health….recommitted

July 27, 2013 Rourke 1

A while back I talked about fitness, nutrition, and preparedness. Far too often people – even me sometimes – do an awful lot of talking and planning and not enough doing. Fitness is something that […]

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Best Rechargeable Batteries

July 27, 2013 Rourke 4

Best Rechargeable Batteries In an age where technology is more advanced, and people are more aware than ever of the impact that we are having on the environment, it is astonishing that more people are […]

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Condition Factor Level “3”

July 26, 2013 Rourke 4

Current CFM Level is “3″ with a total Factor Level of:   “76″  The higher the number – the worse. Scale goes to 100. Although I am not going to get into the specific equation which […]

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Some items that most preppers ignore

July 26, 2013 Rourke 20

Some items that most preppers ignore Viper117 Most of what we carry and stock as preppers revolve around two things, food stuffs (seed vaults, canning etc) and defense (Medical supplies, weapons, ammo etc). As a […]

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The Shining City Upon a Hill

July 25, 2013 Rourke 5

The following post was originally published back on September 2nd, 2011. I believe it makes as much sense – maybe more – than it did back then.  – – – Rourke by JP from TheHomeSteadReport […]

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How much ammo is enough?

July 19, 2013 Rourke 23

Checking out one of my favorite preparedness sites – Total Survivalist Libertarian Rantfest  – Ryan over there just wrote about ammunition levels to have. I had written about this before back in December of last […]

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Survival Fiction: “Huddled In the Dark”

July 18, 2013 Rourke 4

“Huddled In the Dark” by Shirley Swift                     After the grid collapsed a year ago we have been re-working our schedules. Everything that can be done before sunset and then by solar lights is […]

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Method for gathering water…….

July 17, 2013 Rourke 17

I live in the Southeast and we have gotten a tremendous amount of rain. I looked out my kitchen window and saw an umbrella sitting there in the rain – “BINGO!” I stuck the umbrella […]

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July 14, 2013 Rourke 7

LIKE A THIEF IN THE NIGHT By Linda Leonardy             Visiting St. Augustine to see the lights at Holiday time is an age old Florida tradition. It wasn’t that long ago I was sharing the […]

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Call to Action: July ’13 – Water

July 8, 2013 Rourke 4

This is the third installment of a monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it. Water is taken for granted in many countries – but especially […]