I was just thinking….

June 29, 2014 Rourke 21

Not really sure why I started thinking about this tonight. When I was 14 years old I was an avid reader of SURVIVE Magazine and American Survival Guide. Yeah – maybe being 14 and worried […]

Fitness, Health….goals

June 27, 2014 Rourke 2

Was visiting over at Ryan’s site and saw another entry where he was discussing some of his lifts and personal records(PR’s). Over the past couple years fitness has become a major part of my life. […]

1,100 military Captains being eliminated

June 26, 2014 Rourke 12

The following excerpt comes from Stars and Stripes – a website which provides independent news and information to the military community. The excerpt below comes from an article announcing another reduction in military personnel due to […]

GARDENING: Raised bed update…..

June 24, 2014 Rourke 6

The raised bed I built a few weeks ago is doing well.  The cucumber plant has climbed the cage I surrounded it with and is reaching out the top. There are approx. 1 “boatload” of mini-cucumber […]

5 items for sanitation after the SHTF

June 23, 2014 Rourke 21

I have been thinking a bit about sanitation lately. Grid down and no public utilities – How would sanitation be handled? Not often discussed and often ignored sanitation is not only a health concern but influences […]

Are you saving seeds?

June 20, 2014 Rourke 7

We spend tons of money on guns, ammunition, knives, backpacks and all kinds of things labeled “tactical” – but what about seeds? Many of us that prepare for “bad times” ahead consider gardening an integral […]

A few random thoughts…….

June 19, 2014 Rourke 8

“A few random thoughts”……..   Survival Weekend: This past weekend I attended a shortened version of a planned “Survival Weekend”. Although the original plans were changed a bit I had a great time. It was not […]

I am not a fisherman

June 18, 2014 Rourke 9

As the title states – I am not a fisherman although I have hauled in a few. As a kid living in Athens, Georgia I would walk to a local pond with a few buddies […]

Politics and ModernSurvivalOnline

June 17, 2014 Rourke 26

I have recently been talking with a few people about the direction of ModernSurvivalOnline. I want to reach out to as many people as possible and deliver some quality content assisting others in a variety […]

Raspberries – A Primer

June 12, 2014 Rourke 1

The following post was originally published at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.   By Bev When I was a little girl a yearly ritual was when my Mother took us […]

Disposal of Human Corpses Part One & Two

June 11, 2014 Rourke 1

This post was originally published back in March of 2013. Part One HERE & Part Two HERE. It’s a long one…..  by Harry The radio next to Brandon’s sleeping bag squawked bringing him instantly awake.  […]

Built a rotating compost bin

June 9, 2014 Rourke 4

I just completed another project building a rotating compost bin out of scrap deck wood. I am no carpenter and focus more on utility than appearance (obviously 🙂 ). I have had a compost bin […]

Project: Country Retreat

June 5, 2014 Rourke 9

I have a dream of having a place in the country – a retreat. Maybe not an entire side of mountain and not a massive underground complex with blast -proof doors and an underground stream […]

New book released…..Sanctuary

June 4, 2014 Rourke 1

The 3rd book in G. Michael Hopf’s New Word Series of apocalyptic fiction has just been released. If you are a fan of “prepper fiction” then you may want to take note and check out Sanctuary. […]