• Homesteading

    Homesteading: Finding the Right Land

    There is much chatter about “getting out of the cities” and “buying rural land.” I’m a huge advocate of these philosophies and am working on building mine even now.So… now you’ve decided it’s for you, and you’re scratching your head, wondering, “Where do I start?”Well… first thing is to ask yourself, “What are my reasons that I want to return to the life that those before me chose to abandon in favor of the technological, sterile world we now live in? ” Meaning, why on earth would you want to get up in the morning and clean up chicken, horse, cow, or other cute little critter poop when we can…

  • Preparedness

    Survival Planning: Core Considerations

    Many prepper’s plans for surviving a state of absolute anarchy are often limited to specific readiness details, such as selecting firearms, growing and preserving food, keeping a bugout bag readily available, building improvised shelters, etc. Knowledge, skills, and abilities in numerous such details are essential to survival in a lawless world. Likewise, standing back from the specifics to consider overview planning concepts gives preppers insights into the larger picture that increases their chances to survive the die-off and prosper long term. Here are 3 general planning concepts you can apply to your specific preparation planning and implementation actions. These are the down and dirty basics. Research them to gain more…