Category: survival-skills

Daring To Strive Towards Self Sufficiency

I must say, it is a daring lifetime venture to endeavor towards self sufficiency. And let me also say this: It sure is fun! Having aspirations to be self sufficient is becoming more mainstream these days, although still only a tiny percentage of the populace at large. It is a …

Essential Hand Tools Without Electricity

Lets talk tools. Nearly everyone who is handy, or able to fix things, already has their own supply of various tools to get the job done. There are tools for every trade, many of them specialized for a particular task while others are general purpose. Many tools require power to …

Silent Hunting After The Collapse

My Horton crossbow, and my bud ‘Sampson’.   Pick any post-SHTF scenario. Maybe from your favorite novel or maybe from your imagination… One of the major points of post-SHTF survival is staying off the radar, staying of the ‘X’, laying low, being the gray man, blending in, keeping silent. While …

Which Comes First – Emotion Or Thought?

(These days? A Tantrum) A recent comment here on the blog brought up a good topic… “Which comes first? Emotion or thought?” Can emotions cloud our judgement and actions during an emergency? Do emotions adversely affect the actions of people during everyday life? Should they? How many people ‘react’ first …