Alternative

What Would It Really Be Like To Have No Running Water, Electricity, Sewer, Newspaper Or Internet? No Supermarket Or Fire Department Close At Hand?

I have a good imagination but I decided to talk to someone who would know first hand what it was like: my mother.  She grew up on a homestead in the middle of Montana during the 1920s and 1930s.  It was a two room Cottonwood cabin with the nearest neighbor three miles away.  She was […]

Preparedness

15 Forgotten Survival Lessons From The Wild West – Maybe We Can All Take Advantage Of Their Wisdom, And Learn How To Cope With A New Life After SHTF

When we think of the Wild West we often think of the old films with John Wayne or Clint Eastwood. They’d sit out under the stars, eating beans from a can and chewing tobacco or smoking a cigar. By the way, in 1900s these cigarette packs came with a set of illustrations that depicted the […]

Preparedness

Could you Really Turn Family Away During a Disaster?? THIS QUESTION WE NEED TO ASK OURSELVES AND THINK ABOUT VERY SERIOUSLY

IMPORTANT: I wrote this post to get people to think about this very likely situation. Today we have the luxury of thinking in black and white, but each SHTF scenario will require different actions, and all those actions will have different consequences and repercussions. Whether you agree or disagree is not important…thinking about it is. One part […]

Preparedness

Native Americans Reveal Their Secrets: Old Time Forgotten Survival Skills That Will Actually Keep You Alive In Any Situation

Today the USA is the world’s economic and industrial superpower, but it hasn’t always been like that. In fact compared with some other countries, like the UK – which began industrializing at the end of the 18th century – technology and industry are quite recent arrivals. Just 200 years ago the USA was the East Coast; […]