S&W Shield 9mm……on the way

March 26, 2014 Rourke 17

  I have been looking for a new pistol to allow for better concealed carry than my full size Smith & Wesson M&P9. I have really struggled making a choice. I tend to be too […]


The Psychology of Survival

March 24, 2014 Tim Makay 7

For many in dire circumstances, just living day-to-day is very difficult. Working in a low-income area with many who are homeless, I routinely see examples. Others I know are unemployed, or if they work, they […]

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A few items every prepper should own now

March 19, 2014 Rourke 18

I was thinking over this past weekend about a few things that some preppers often overlook but are really good things to have. Of course every persons environment, geography, and situation is different. Anyways, feel […]

A plane goes lost…..

March 14, 2014 Rourke 5

Was thinking about this incredible event going on right now  with the missing airliner – Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. I think that as tragic as this is the massive nature of this planet is really […]

Don’t Wait to Build Your Survival Kit

March 13, 2014 Rourke 12

The predominant culture often views those who value disaster preparedness as fanatical and irrational. Their predictions may sometimes sound apocalyptic; their preparations, drastic. The idea of an implosion of the national infrastructure and financial system […]

A little off-grid cooking……

March 12, 2014 Rourke 1

A buddy of mine and I recently got together for a little “off grid” cooking. Several methods of cooking were represented including a using a Deadwood Stove, a small backpacking stove, and an “expedient” stove […]

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Dr. Allen shares his thoughts…………

March 11, 2014 Rourke 8

The following comes from a comment posted by Dr. Allen in response to a recent post – Survivalist First Aid Kits: What Do I Need? I appreciate Dr. Allen’s willingness to share his thoughts and expertise. […]

VIDEO: Top 5 Antibiotics for SHTF Storage

March 5, 2014 Rourke 10

I have posted this video previously  – quite a while ago. Antibiotics are something that I have been stocking up recently. My main source has been AquaticPharmacy.com. They seem to have very good prices and super […]