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Hurricane Ian as seen from Space before it hits Florida.

This is what Happens when you Rely on the Government

Fingers are being pointed at Florida officials who some say waited to long to evacuate Lee County, but people need to take responsibility for themselves.
snowy mountain cabin

The Single Biggest Reason to Move to the Country

When the SHTF, you want miles, mountains, bridges, and other obstacles between you and the Golden Horde pouring out of the cities.
A hidden forest cabin

The Forgotten Prep; Beyond Food and Water

Preppers concentrate on food and water so much they sometimes neglect their prepper shelter. Are you ready to survive live without utilities?
A cabin or retreat in the mountains

How to Find Your Survival Retreat

Having a retreat is one of the ultimate prepper dreams, but you don't have to buy one, you just need to identify a place that will welcome you.
Traffic heading out of a city

Signs it may be Time to Bugout

We all know that its important to be amoung the first to bug out or escape, but how do you make that decision? We look at some signs its time to bug out.
Pete's Bugout Bg

Evaluating my Old Bugout Bag

I sorted through my bugout bag from 2018. Let's take a look at some of the things it held and what it was missing.
A cabin or retreat in the mountains

Make Rules for Smooth Functioning of Your Prepper Retreat

Who's in charge at your retreat? What will yo do if some people there are lazy? Maybe you should have a set or rules and expectations for prepper guests.
storage foods in buckets

Are you Prepared for People to Bug Out to your Place?

Do you expect others to show up at your place when the SHTF, either invited or uninvited? If so, do your preps include them?
A Prepping Primer

A Prepping Primer: Five Basic Steps for New Preppers – Part...

Too many beginning preppers don't know where to start or focus on the wrong items. Learn from my experience and avoid stupid prepping mistakes.
Hurricane Ida as seen on Saturday, August 20, 2021.

As Hurricane Ida Heads Toward New Orleans, Bugging Out Makes Sense

Hurricane Ida strengthened thanks to warm Gulf water and is expected to make landfall on Sunday night. Damage may be felt across multiple states.