Priorities! Part 1 of 2

December 8, 2014 Rourke 1

By “The Coach”, (Contributing Editor)   Everyone has their reasons for prepping and there are many. The one thing that everyone has in common is the need for equipment, food and knowledge for whatever you […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

December 8, 2014 Rourke 6

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I […]

Ready Made Resources…..

December 6, 2014 Rourke 6

Ready Made Resources was one of my very first sponsors. As a longtime leader in the preparedness market these folks don’t just preach preparedness – they practice it. Owner Robert Griswold lives on a 25 […]

Judge your fitness level….

December 5, 2014 Rourke 4

Everyone has different capabilities and levels of fitness. Some of us are actively trying to improve ourselves and our capabilities – while others consume massive quantities of food while sitting on the couch while growing […]

“TEOTWAWKI Blade” contest entry

December 3, 2014 Rourke 0

Back a few years I entered a contest over at The contest revolved around sending in a picture of your favorite knife and somehow making your entry unique. Here is my entry. Figured you […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

December 2, 2014 Rourke 2

  Books Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle The Prepper’s Blueprint The Boxcar Children – ages 7 and up. Wonderful book series for kids. Day by Day Armageddon 31 Days to Survival   Movies Guardians of […]

A bird in the hand……..

December 1, 2014 Rourke 14

By “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)             I remember when I was growing up being told the old cliché; “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” (This picture was drawn by Erika […]