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Next week, I’ll be attending the Home Grown Food Summit 2015- from the convenience of my home. From an e-mail I received this morning from Marjory Wildcraft,the “Martha Stewart of Self-Reliance” best known for her Grow Your Own Groceries DVDs: Christopher Welcome to Home Grown Food Summit Thank you for registering for The Home Grown […]
Author: Editor
Posted: April 1, 2015, 4:44 pm
Leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm Goldman Sachs has put the spotlight back on gold and other prized commodities. Myra P. Saefong reported on the MarketWatch website this morning: In another two decades, rare commodities may become seriously scarce. According to Goldman Sachs, the world has about 20 years’ worth each of […]
Author: Editor
Posted: April 1, 2015, 5:21 am
“Fight the power.” The next chapter. Run The Jewels feat. Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against The Machine), Close Your Eyes (And Count To F**k) (2014) Warning: Language YouTube Video Christopher E. Hill Survival And Prosperity (
Author: Editor
Posted: April 1, 2015, 5:03 am
Here’s the latest instruction being offered by Nick Conrad over at The Green Suite in Chicago (first blogged about here back in January 2014). From the Dabble website: Window Farming for Beginners with The Green Suite Gardening Classes in Chicago Class Info Have you always wanted to start a garden but don’t have the space […]
Author: Editor
Posted: April 1, 2015, 5:00 am
Like that “Project Prepper” post yesterday, it’s been a while (January 13) since I talked about the danger of a really big California earthquake. Why do I continue to bring up the subject, even though I live in the more seismically-calm Midwest? Probably because the “Big One” could happen in my lifetime. And I’m really […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 31, 2015, 5:09 am
Monday afternoon I got the chance to poke around Prepper Shows USA some more and spotted an event three hours away in Indiana in a little less than three weeks from now. From the website: RK Shows Prepper Show Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, Indiana Apr 18 – Apr 19 100’s of tables of survival and […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 31, 2015, 5:06 am
This week, affiliate marketing partner JM Bullion (reviewed here) has a 1 Ounce Sunshine Silver Bar Sale going on. From their website: 1 oz Sunshine Silver Bar (New, MintMark SI) Available for Only 99¢/oz Over Spot Any Quantity! Produced by Sunshine Mint and are composed of 1 troy ounce of .999 pure silver. Available While […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 31, 2015, 5:03 am
There’s a large number of survival-related training opportunities scheduled this month at the Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills (first blogged about here). From the school’s “Calendar Of Events” page: flint knapping workshop Wednesday, April 1, 2015 6:30pm- 8:30pm monthly flint knapping , stone tools and weapons construction, with Al Eastman. at the american indian center […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 31, 2015, 5:00 am
It’s been some time since my last “Project Prepper” post (January 5), where I reaffirmed security is at the top of a list of six “innate survival needs” I’m working on meeting as part of this series of posts. That list, as you may recall, includes: • Security • Water • Food • Shelter • […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 30, 2015, 5:14 am
This week, I plan to get a jump on blogging about April survival-related training in the Chicago area. But before I begin, here’s an educational opportunity two weekends from now some local readers might decide is worth the road trip. From the Prepper Shows USA website: The Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo is back again! […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 30, 2015, 5:00 am
Yale economics professor Robert Shiller spotted the U.S. housing bubble last decade and the dot-com bubble a few years earlier. And these days, the “crash prophet’s” observations have led him to think crude oil may be a good investment. According to an Agence France-Presse article from March 23: Asked how he would invest his money, […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 29, 2015, 5:09 am
Investor Jim Rogers appeared on Bloomberg TV India last Friday. Anupriya Nair asked the CEO of Rogers Holdings about a number of financial/investing topics, including his outlook for emerging markets. The co-founder of the legendary Quantum Fund issued the following warning to viewers. From their exchange: NAIR: Jim, you’re an avid traveler as well. We […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 29, 2015, 5:06 am
Shortly after I moved to my new residence in the Chicago suburbs, I started looking into rain barrels for use around the property. I came across the following program for free/discounted barrels from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District), “an independent government and taxing body encompassing approximately 91 percent of the land […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 29, 2015, 5:03 am
“The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories” -Chris Carter, creator/executive producer of American science fiction/horror/drama television series The X-Files, discussing its coming reboot on Fox with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 29, 2015, 5:00 am
Back when I worked for a fire department in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, one of my duties was to find grant money. I would point out to potential sources of disaster funding that our response area is threatened by earthquakes- among other dangers. The fire chief may have thought the argument was somewhat of […]
Author: Editor
Posted: March 26, 2015, 1:57 pm

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