The 500 club

The 500 club

Guest Post: The 500 Club   Here’s some great info from a writer friend of mine. This is not a club like the old televangelist’s club that was or still is on television known as the ‘700 Club’. This is an excellent method to improve your writing ability and have fun while doing it.   … Continue reading

London Bridge 10 Pocket Ruck Review

London Bridge 10 Pocket Ruck Review

Product Review, London Bridge 10 Pocket Ruck (LBT-1749B) with LBT-2168 ALCE Frame and LBT-2168E Suspension System kit. London Bridge, a company that some of us have never heard about, is the manufacturer of high quality, military grade, deployment bags, carry-alls, and packs (rucks). Recently, I upgraded an older pack that had been around for a … Continue reading

Western Safety swivel lens Head Lamp

Western Safety swivel lens Head Lamp

I’m starting something new, equipment and gear reviews. Here’s the first one. Most of us would like illumination when working on something or when hiking or camping. A head lamp is one good method of providing hands free lighting. There are several models out there and as this is my first time using one, I … Continue reading

Survival, Preparedness, and Armchair Preppers

Survival, Preparedness, and Armchair Preppers

There is a fine line or gray area for survival and preparedness. There is also confusion that somehow outdoor survival training and preparedness are one in the same. I’ll admit there is a bit of an overlap between outdoor survival and prepping. However, learning how to stare down a charging bear is not the same … Continue reading

You’re on Your Own (YOYO)

You’re on Your Own (YOYO)

Is there a Civil Defense Program? Some of us might know what CD is and some of us might have seen the old black and yellow signs. This program was in it’s height during the Cold War and then slowly disappeared from public view. The signage was taken down, block captains were told to put … Continue reading

Dissecting Up From the Depths

Dissecting Up From the Depths

Let’s look at the series Up From the Depths. Ok, it’s my series and I’m a little biased about it but I have been getting some questions that I would like to address. One of the major questions was why the title? The title for the entire series is: Up From the Depths. Why did … Continue reading