January 2012

Look Who’s Coming to Dinner

by ST January 31, 2012 Civil Unrest
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(Note: This article is both a stand-alone piece as well as a response to the article “Who would you bug out with?” that appeared recently on this site.) ”If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if not now, when?” – Rabbi Hillel (Jewish scholar & theologian, 30 BCE – 9 […]

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Your Blog Link Listed Here

by suburban January 29, 2012 Preparedness
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Hey everyone. I added a new Blogroll Page because I maxed out the links in my links section. If you would like your blog listed in my blogroll, please feel free to submit your blog to me and I will do my best to get it up ASAP for you.  Please use the form on […]

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Add One of These Budget Knives To Your Kit(s)

by suburban January 26, 2012 bug out bag
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In a short sighted ambitious attempt to think about learning more skills, I wanted, and continue to want to learn how to make a knife out aof a blank piece of steel.  It is something that I have wanted to do for a long time, as does a buddy of mine.  While watching City Survivalist’s […]

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The Final Preparation – Part 3: Trust Worthy

by ST January 24, 2012 General
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 In the first two parts of this series I discussed many of the misconceptions and blatant head-in-the-sand reasons people offer for not doing any estate planning and we discussed an overview use of a Will (Last Will & Testament). In the final part of the series I want to discuss one of the most misunderstood […]

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Thoughts on Budget Guns for Survival, Part Two

by suburban January 23, 2012 Guns / Weapons
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It’s been a month or so since I published the post Thoughts on Budget Guns for Survival, Part One, and honestly I haven’t given this much thought since then.  However, I think with the new year, and with many new resolutions out there, I want to get this post completed as the final post in […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban January 21, 2012 Personal
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Religion and the SHTF You need Medical training if you carry a gun. EDC Update The Pseudo Prepper Danger Area… While you bug out or run security for an area. Survival Kit in Waterproof Floating Case

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Who Would You Bug Out With?

by suburban January 18, 2012 Bug Out
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A question on one of the boards I am on popped up, and I responded, which I rarely do these days.  I’ve been kind of burned out of writing and been focusing on building more preps, losing some of my flab and getting into better shape, etc….  However, I thought this was in interesting question. […]

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The Final Preparation – Part 2: Where There Is A Will…

by ST January 17, 2012 General
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In the first part of this series it was pointed out many of the ridiculous and frankly lame excuses people often give for not preparing (“getting their affairs in order” as the old saying goes) for their ultimate demise. Regardless of a disaster, we are all going to meet the same fate in the end. […]

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Honestly, Where is the Answer?

by suburban January 13, 2012 Economy
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Honestly, I have not been motivated to write recently.  I feel like work is consuming my life over the past several months.  Being in sales I am not surprised, but I feel like I am working harder longer hours for smaller rewards.  The question I ask myself, “am I working hard enough?”  I am wondering […]

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The Final Preparation – Part 1: Dare to Consider

by ST January 10, 2012 General
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Death and taxes. The two things the old joke says can’t be avoided (and these days I often think the order of those two should be reversed!). No matter how fit we are, how healthy a life style we live, no matter how great our healthcare is, it doesn’t matter. Sooner or later, as the […]

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