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From time to time, Al Hodges sends me a collection of material that he put together from all over the internet in regards to Aquaponics. His collection continues to grow. If you are interested in Aquaponics, this information is a gold mine!
You can see his previous work here and here. This time, I have placed his research on Google Drive where you can view it in the cloud and I have created PDF’s if you want to download it to your machine.
There is so much information here that I have not [...]
People are unpredictable. Sometimes, they zig when you think they are going to zag. Knowing how to read people AND situations is an important part to anyone’s preparedness. This is true if you’re just going to the store or you think there is a potential for a future where people won’t be too friendly. Spending a little time working through scenarios and situations is a great way to start problem solving what you might want to do to help keep yourself or your family safe if the need arises.
About 15 years ago, I started playing online games. I started [...]
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In the context of preparedness, there are a lot of topics that come and go. I have seen a few trends and have researched topics that are important to me at various times in my journey. But one topic has been important to me since the beginning, the topic of health and medical preparedness. I feel it is easy (or easier) to learn about building shelters, starting fires, purifying water, etc… But for most of the world who lives outside of preparedness and many of us who are becoming more prepared, health and medical preparedness [...]
Todd’s Note: Not having a lot of experience with Black Powder Firearms, this article was very interesting to me. I’m happy to share this guest post.
Alright, so this a subject that is a normally not talked about in the survival community. Today we are going to discuss Black Powder firearms for self defense in a survival situation. These weapons may have been scoffed at or just overlooked in the past, but this article may just change your mind about these hidden gems.
When discussing black powder guns, the first thing that usually comes to mind is an antique rifle [...]
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Todd’s Note: I don’t think the average person realizes how much they utilize milk and dairy products. If you don’t own a milk cow or goat, in an emergency/crisis event, you might quickly wish you had access to some sort of milk. Luckily, there are options for our food storage!
Milk is something that most families consume in generous amounts. However, when it comes to storing it, most of us realize pretty quickly that fresh milk won’t last more than a couple of weeks at most. As a result, milk is often an item [...]