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I am often asked for recommendations on knives, gear, books, and such. The thing you need to understand is that everybody is different. I mean, I think Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is one of the best movies ever made but there are a lot of people out there who will disagree. The knife more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: April 13, 2015, 8:37 pm
  Wow, what a winter it has been.  My second book, The Journal: Ash Fall, was released at the end of November and did really well until January, when almost ALL books seemed to slump (post-Christmas Crash I’ve been told).  With the warmer weather things are stirring again.  The third book in the series will be more »
Author: Deborah
Posted: April 12, 2015, 1:06 pm
Here it is, Sunday morning, 4/12.  The sky is clear blue and the temp is already 50*…awesome.  The high for today is expected to be in the low 60′s and thunder storms moving in late tonight.  I can deal with that.  Three days ago I had 8″ of wet slushy heavy snow.  I shoveled the more »
Author: Deborah
Posted: April 12, 2015, 1:04 pm
For those who are following The Journal Series, my next book (#3), The Journal: Crimson Skies, will be release on April 14, 2015.  The link for the pre-order is:  http://amzn.com/B00VD4MITI. Book #4, TJ: Divided Shores, is in progress, and will be followed by TJ: Cooking in the Woods, which will present all the recipes -plus more »
Author: Deborah
Posted: March 30, 2015, 1:09 pm
Do you have a friend or family member who you’d love to get interested in prepping? Perhaps they’ve always sort of looked down upon the subject of disaster readiness, offering the opinion that preppers are mostly whack jobs and gun nuts? The Survival Savvy Family by Julie Sczerbinski would be an excellent introduction to preparedness more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: March 26, 2015, 3:20 pm
Before she passed away a few years ago, I used to love listening to my maternal grandmother tell stories about what life was like when she was growing up. She was born in 1925 and was raised on a farm. Grandma knew how to pinch a nickel until it screamed, that’s for sure. After she more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: February 21, 2015, 2:02 am
As you might expect, the subject of survival and disaster planning comes up somewhat regularly at our home. I like to toss thought exercises out to my kids from time to time, just to see where the discussion leads. Over the weekend, my wife and I were heading out for a few hours to do more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: February 18, 2015, 4:43 pm
I’ll warn you right up front, odds are there will be something in this post that will irritate, perhaps even anger, you. Well, so be it. See, here’s the thing. I’m tired of listening to the same old complaints over and over. I understand that preppers are human beings just like everyone else and, that more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: February 17, 2015, 9:09 pm
The Freecycle organization has been around for several years, yet there are still lots of folks out there who’ve not heard of it. Freecycle can be an excellent resource for rehoming your unwanted stuff and occasionally receiving items of use to you. Taken from the Freecycle.org website: The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 5,206 more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: January 26, 2015, 7:13 pm
Let me say at the outset that I’m not suggesting these are the BEST martial arts for survivalists or preppers. I don’t like that term “best” as things are different for everyone. What works well for one person might not be a great thing for another. Instead, what you’ll find here are suggestions for a more »
Author: JimCobb
Posted: January 21, 2015, 7:59 pm




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