Conner radio repeater

Today I completed my part of construction for the future Ham radio repeater on the knoll above Conner. The first step was to get permission and signed contracts from the landowner allowing it to happen. That wasn’t hard as the new neighbors are great people who are becoming our friends… and who, active in search…

when your town breaks down

Any prepared and informed person knows that the threat isn’t always the event itself, which could be anything from a natural disaster to a rioting spree after a sporting event to an economic collapse. It’s the chaos during the aftermath of the event. If you ever had any doubts about that statement, you need look…

manual mowing again

My 20-year-old little Honda mulching mower is still gimpy. The quality time we spent together in the shop did not make it young and spry – like I am. I recognize a fuel-flow problem, but am unable to find a fuel filter anywhere. If there is one, it most assuredly is clogged with 20 years…

Gun Safety Rules

By Susan Callaway (AKA MamaLiberty) from The Price of Liberty Those who hate and fear guns, wanting to disarm everyone, seem to ignore the fact that most people who own and use guns are seriously committed to the basic safety rules outlined below. All of these, and more, are diligently taught in every sort of…

new theme

WordPress calls them “themes”, but in classes I teach on website-building I often refer to them as “skins”. The templets that control how a blog website looks and functions are built by programmers who greatly simplify publishing, but severely limit what you can do with them … that is, without building your own skins. I…

dishwasher detergent recipe

from ImperfectlyHappy.com Easy Peasy DIY Dish Detergent July 27, 2014 by TiffanyRD Leave a Comment This awesome and powerful dishwasher detergent is super easy to make!  Literally pennies per use, it only took a few minutes to mix it up.  In Phoenix, where the water is hard, this detergent does a great job on glasses…

porta potty

You can certainly spend more, but this is clever, inexpensive and made of rather readably available materials… handling a rather obvious necessity.

The Day Before

Studying history with knowledge of the elite banking families in mind; with an understanding of the role The Bilderberg Group plays in it, and watching events unfold from sources outside their mainstream media leads prudent people to preparation for dramatic change in our world. That is commonly known as TEOTWAWKI – the end of the…

introducing Backdoor Survival blog

Welcome to this week’s all new Sunday Survival Buzz with an update on my own preps and announcements from the Backdoor Survival blog. There was not a lot of prepping going on at my place this week.  Most of what I accomplished had to do with research for blog articles, including cutting up an old…

Natural antibiotics

 10 herbs and foods that kill superbugs Monday, June 16, 2014 by: J. D. Heyes (NaturalNews) Longtime readers of Natural News know that, because of massive over-prescribing by the modern healthcare industry, today’s crop of antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. Another culprit: The increased use of antibiotics in factory-farm animals. “It is not…

oregano essential oil

25 Ways to Use Oregano Essential Oil for Health and Wellness Five years ago, if someone were to mention the use of oregano essential for health and wellness purposes I would have looked at them cross-eyed.  Although well versed in the benefits of essential oils, for one reason or another, oregano essential oil was nowhere…