Help for minor burns

July 29, 2014 Rourke 4

Several years ago I worked for a metal plating business and worked around soldering irons. It was a frequent occurrence that workers – including myself – would get burns on our fingers and hands. As […]

Prepper Survival 1962

July 28, 2014 Rourke 6

The following article has some unfortunate relevance as tensions grow between the United State and Russia. Many believe that numerous events are signs we are in the midst of a new Cold War. Here is the article. […]

Enjoyable day on a 4×4 ATV…

July 25, 2014 Rourke 5

This past Sunday I borrowed a friends ATV to go off-roading with a longtime friend. This was not my first time on an ATV and it was an absolute blast. I pulled the KINGQUAD 400 […]

What will it take? Part #2

July 24, 2014 Rourke 10

By “The Coach”, Contributing Editor Part 1 can be seen HERE.   I am writing this article on Wednesday, 7/16/14. I am writing this article because NO main stream news service is covering ANY of […]


July 23, 2014 Rourke 10

Note from Rourke: Many may read the following review of the documentary AGENDA: Grinding America Down and laugh at the suggestion that Communism has any influence on current events today. There is a strong parallel […]

Random thoughts on rice

July 17, 2014 Rourke 13

The Paleo diet I follow does not afford eating much rice except as a “cheat” food. Regardless – I have stored rice and plan to put back a lot more of it. Rice is super cheap […]

What will it take?

July 16, 2014 Rourke 9

by The Coach Contributing Editor Back when I was growing up, we were poor like many other families. I remember the night my mother and father were sitting in front of our only black and […]

Water filtration on a “string”

July 14, 2014 Rourke 8

  Here is a very inexpensive water filter experiment I conducted over the past weekend.  I was taught this method while serving in the military several years ago and remember it being one of the […]

There just might be hope…..

July 13, 2014 Rourke 21

Recently in my efforts to understand the declining quality of humanity – I have not seen much to be positive about. Most people in the United States continue to have their world revolve around “Dancing […]

Agenda: Grinding America Down

July 11, 2014 Rourke 8

I just got finished watching the documentary Agenda: Grinding America Down for about the 12th or 13th time. Back in February of 2013 I wrote the words below. Thought I would mention it again as it is […]

Getting A Spouse To Believe!

July 10, 2014 Rourke 7

  by “The Coach” Contributing Editor There are many physical things that we as “Preppers” need and want. All of them we believe we needed or want in order to survive a TEOTWAWKI situation. However, […]

Picture of the Day: Basic Supplies

July 7, 2014 Rourke 4

Came across the picture below and corresponding article while on Pinterest the other day. “Pinterest?” you ask? Yes – it is not just for women anymore. There are tons of pretty cool things over there related […]

Welfare. What is the answer?

July 6, 2014 Rourke 7

A popular topic on many of the blogosphere regarding survival and preparedness is the ability to defend yourself and those you love from the ‘golden horde’ in the event of an economic, social, or other […]

Poem from the movie “Act of Valor”

July 5, 2014 Rourke 3

I just got finished watching the movie Act of Valor again – great movie. Acting was not award winning but lots of action and should give viewers a greater appreciation for those that serve. Anyways […]

Gault on……bob’s Fallback

July 3, 2014 Rourke 32

  In a recent post about stockpiling food preps a reader calling himself bob left the following comment;     “I’m good. I have an acre of land that I use for gardening that I tend daily, […]