Fire Starters

February 2, 2015 Rourke 6

  By The Coach, Contributing Editor   This article is written for the person that is new to the outdoors. It is a beginner article. I know the seasoned outdoorsman will probably know these skills but […]

The “Knaw”

January 22, 2015 Rourke 2

  By The Coach, Contributing Editor          I carry a small pocket survival kit that I put together, in a “Tobacco” tin, when I go into the woods for any reason. I always […]

Avian Flu Outbreak in the U. S.

January 18, 2015 Rourke 6

  By The Coach, Contributing Editor   Many preppers and people living off of the grid raise chickens, ducks, geese and other foul for their consumption and for sale and/or bartering for what they need. Not […]

Have You Thought Of?

December 29, 2014 Rourke 8

By “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)   How well have you thought out what to bring/pack with your gear should you have to evacuate or bug out of your residence in an emergency or imminent major disaster? […]

The Reason For The Season

December 22, 2014 Rourke 5

  By The Coach – Contributing Editor   We are now in the Christmas Season of 2014. My entire family are Christians. I make no apologies for saying that and am VERY proud that we practice […]

Priorities! Part 2 of 2

December 9, 2014 Rourke 6

By The Coach, Contributing Editor   So you have decided to or have purchased a quality gas mask and filter cartridge. Do you and all of your family members know the proper way to put […]

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 […]

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 […]


October 21, 2014 Rourke 10

  By “The Coach”, Contributing Editor   I, like many other people, have never been quarantined and knew very little about the topic except for what I have been hearing recently on the television networks. I […]

Realities of a disaster!

October 11, 2014 Rourke 4

By “The Coach” – Contributing Editor   I thought I was fairly prepared for most disasters. Then Hurricane Katrina struck and I found out I was not as well prepared as I thought. The following […]

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 […]