Category Archive: Survival

Languages for Opsec Group Communications

Languages for Opsec Group Communications The idea of private open conversations wasn’t started by preppers but by parents! 🙂  I have been blessed with 5 very different very unique children. My biological children’s other parent is of German heritage. So when they were young and misbehaving I would give them behavior warnings in German when we were …

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What Not to do After the SHTF

What Not to do After the SHTF The featured article from Prepper’s Will is a really good look at things that can derail your survival plan if they are allowed to happen. We get a lot of ideas on what to do if we are in the mist of a crisis but not so many …

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DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern

DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern An underground rainwater catchment cistern is ideal. They are also expensive to have built or to even build yourself. You need a lot of expertise to successfully build one on your own. So the majority of those with water insecurity who can afford to purchase an above ground …

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Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly

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Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly Because of this site and the social media accounts that go with it, I hear a lot of prepper strategies. I never doubt a particular prepper’s plan because we are all unique and our plans should reflect that. Different group make up, different skills, different locations and abilities …

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Could You, Would You, Leave Someone Behind?

Could You, Would You, Leave Someone Behind? No Man Left Behind. Ingrained in many of us. The creed of brothers in arms. They have the right to know that no matter how bad it gets they will not be left behind to die alone or become a captive of war. The stuff of heroes. But …

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Convincing Your Teen to Prepare

Convincing Your Teen to Prepare If you have teens you know that anything a parent says pretty much goes in one ear and out the other with only a minimal stop in the grey matter in between. Many teens become outright defiant of any attempt to teach them life skills. I know I had 5! …

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Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest

Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest The public food forest is popping up in urban areas all over the western world. Why not plant your own in your corner of the world? Not only are they incredibly easy to upkeep but can be easily camouflaged to prevent uninvited human grazers. There is an art to planting …

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Friend or Foe? How do You Know?

Friend or Foe? How do You Know? Who is the person next to you? Do you really know? Who will they become if put to the test under the stress of a crisis? If you’re bartering how do you tell if it is time to accept the deal or if the person you’re talking to …

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Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations

Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations Everyone wants to be in the right place at the right time. Or perhaps in this case it would be better said as the right place at the wrong time! There is no right time for a major disaster. But you can often even if it is only …

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Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF?

Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF? Frenemies, we all have them. Know it or not! They are a little easier to pick out of the herd these days. With social media, cell phones, texts, and cameras on every device we have, someone somewhere posts or records just about every word said. But what about …

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