January 2011

Can The Egypt Communications Censorship Happen Here Too?

by suburban January 31, 2011 Personal
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Could what happened to communications in Egypt this past week happen here in the USA?  Last week, in an attempt to censor communications in their country, Egypt’s government shut down the use of Facebook and Twitter.   Eventually they shut down the Internet altogether in the country as well as all mobile phone communications.  In […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban January 29, 2011 Personal
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Scenario-Deadly Force is used to protect our food. Canning Butter Nutnfancy – Mini 14 Against The World, part 1 Nutnfancy – Mini 14 Against The World, part 2

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I’m Failing My 2011 Fitness Goals Already

by suburban January 27, 2011 Health
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Yes, it’s true.  I am already failing to accomplish my 2011 fitness goals.  I blame part of it on my new job.  I am out of the house before 7:00 a.m. each morning.  Big deal, right?  A lot of you reading this could be out the door at 5:00 a.m., I am sure.  I also […]

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Duct Tape as a Survival Tool

by suburban January 26, 2011 General
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Sigh, So here I was, about to write a post about some or many of the uses of Duct Tape in a survival situation.  Just before I sat down to write this post, I did a last minute search for Duct Tape and Survival…  I should not have been surprised when I found many bloggers […]

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Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival – Part Four

by suburban January 25, 2011 Preparedness
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Okay, in part four Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival, today we talk about a list of skills that we may think are important for you, your friends, and team to know in a short or long term survival situation.  As I scour the Internet for lists of essential skills to pick and choose from, […]

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The Case For Non-Lethal Defense

by suburban January 24, 2011 Guest Post
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Guest Post by a reader who wishes to remain anonymous. You can’t get away from it. Prepping/survival blogs, websites, books, videos etc. all inevitable (and sometimes initially too) discuss the need for a defense strategy in the face of a SHTF event leading to living (at least temporarily) in a WROL environment. That form of […]

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Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival – Part Three

by suburban January 19, 2011 Preparedness
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Yesterday, I finished up the post by illustrating the old west.  Wouldn’t it be great to roll up on a small town that is isolated from the rest of society, is self sufficient, has a great agricultural community, steel mill, power plant, honest people with good skills, etc.  Good luck.  No such place that I […]

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Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival – Part Two

by suburban January 18, 2011 Preparedness
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Did you give some thought yesterday to who your friends are and what skills they have?  Are they doctors, lawyers, blacksmith, veterinarian, pharmacist, construction workers, etc?  How about yourself?  What skills do you have?  What skills can you teach, barter, or sell if had to?  Let’s look at several more primitive skills.  Do you have […]

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Teamwork for Suburban and Urban Survival – Part One

by suburban January 17, 2011 Preparedness
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Is it inevitable; A disaster of catastrophic proportion that changes everyone’s living situation going forward for good?  Is living post disaster just an unforeseen reality that many of us have not experienced yet?  Look at Haiti just over a year ago.  Look at Australia with flooding that has destroyed homes and lives. One thing is […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban January 15, 2011 General
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Three SHTF Nutritional Powerhouse’s Who Will Die First in a SHTF:  A WARNING (Thanks to one of my readers for bringing my attention to this video.  It is direct, to the point, and I think everyone should watch this and listen.  I think she is spot on).

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