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…

home-built wind turbine

On my list somewhere other than the immediate future is building my own wind-powered generator.  It is on the same page of my ToDo List with a stationary-bicycle powered generator.  Meanwhile, the guys over at Instructables have published one that serves as a reminder these things don’t have to be expensive or difficult to pull…

Field Day

Ham radio Field Day is happening across the USofA today. Facebook users can see more here: Post by Ted Dunlap.

match setup

We are coming up to the Nampa Rod And Gun Club match weekend. A real fun favorite match is their Vance Cusic Vietnam Memorial Match… four-man teams in several 200-yard rapid-fire courses of fire, including some moving silhouettes as well as full-sized and “prone silhouettes”. Rifles must be in looks and function semi-automatic versions of…

to fridge or to not fridge

There are some foods that absolutely need refrigeration, and some that are better off stored outside of your fridge. Do not refrigerate (unless cut): Potatoes: Refrigeration makes the starches in potatoes turn to sugar – which is not a good thing, as it changes the flavor and makes the skin darken. Onions: Separate them from…

dam this morning

As you know, I’ve been paying attention the the river outside my front window. This morning a log caught on the bridge support downstream. Knowing this could rather rapidly escalate into a major dam, backup and flood for us lowlanders, I called the highway department. They were out within hours. I expected response, but was…

baking soda is impressively versatile

Baking Soda: A Must Have Item Baking Soda: Stock Up For All of Your Hygienic Needs There are countless uses for baking soda, and I could never possibly list them all. I doubt there is any off-the-shelf substance that is cheaper or more versatile, and lately there’s been an explosion of “do it yourself” recipes and concoctions…

Bitterroot flooding this week

FLOOD WARNING Warning Issue Date: 845 AM MDT SUN MAY 25 2014 Warning Expiration: 130 PM MST MON MAY 26 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR MISSOULA… IN NORTHERN RAVALLI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AND SOUTHERN MISSOULA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA……