Growing corn in containers?

May 22, 2011 Rourke 13

I love gardening. Sitting down at the supper table with a plate of food that I grew myself is an experience like no other. Beyond that – having the skill and confidence to be able to grow […]

Looking for a defensive pistol?

May 20, 2011 Rourke 3

I came across a really good deal and thought I would pass it on – Palmetto State Armory has a Sig Sauer SP2022 Pro 9mm semi-automatic pistol for sale at an ultra low $349.00. This […]

Comfort foods after TSHTF

May 14, 2011 Rourke 10

When I imagine life during a serious disaster situation – I fully expect stress to be a component that has to be dealt with. I expect this stress to effect both myself, my wife, and […]

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A few random thoughts……..

May 13, 2011 Rourke 13

A few things that have been on my mind lately…….. I have been getting into the TV show The Event. If you haven’t been watching it – I could see it difficult to just jump […]

Advice on a .22LR pistol anyone?

May 12, 2011 Rourke 40

I am looking at picking up a .22LR semi-auto pistol and looking for any reader recommendations. Years ago I had a Ruger Mark II which I loved. Currently – the Mark III is on the […]

My visit to The Palmetto State Armory

May 10, 2011 Rourke 3

I recently visited an awesome “gun shop” that is within driving distance of my home. I put gun shop in quotes because although they carry many firearms – they also carry a huge selection of […]

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Garden is well under way………

May 9, 2011 Rourke 9

I love gardening – preparing the soil, planting the seeds, and watching my hard work grow and produce nourishment. Not only have I found gardening to be very rewarding  – it is a valuable skill […]

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Guest Post: The Low Carb Prepper

May 7, 2011 Rourke 9

by James Nelson   While in many ways we prep just like everyone else. We are well armed with guns, the related skills and ammo. The Big Berkey is backed up with 40 gallons of […]

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SHTF, Salt Hurts The Future

May 5, 2011 Rourke 0

By TMM When considering food storage, one is supposed to eat what one stores.  One should also eat in a way that is beneficial to healthy living.  Salt is over abused today in the standard […]

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Is Your Oil Lamp Filled?

May 4, 2011 Rourke 1

Being the newbie kid on the block here, my skills aren’t fine tuned in the physical aspects of survival prep.  BUT, I am learning and surround myself with like minded people are awake, smell this […]

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From Guns To Gardens

May 2, 2011 Rourke 10

by Stephen H. I never really thought about preparedness. Yes, we had some extra batteries, candles and a few cans of food relegated to an often looked over pantry area. That was about the extent […]

Gear Review: Paladin Mission Pack Expedition

May 1, 2011 Rourke 6

  I recently received a new bag from – called the Paladin Mission Pack Expedition. This is a larger capacity bag which could serve many purposes – from backpacking, camping, to a full-fledged “bug out” kit. […]