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Natural Disaster Home Safety Guide

Natural disasters can occur anywhere and in many different forms. Earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, floods and wildfires are all candidates to impact your home and cause damage to you and your property. Preparing for each has its own complexities and problems. Depending on your area, one disaster may be more prevalent than the next – but be sure, you’d do right by yourself to prep appropriately for the most common disasters to prevent severe damage from happening to your property and loved ones. Thankfully the team at Choice Home Warranty has...

Managing Unknown Contacts

I’ve been on the road now teaching citizen self defense courses for about a year, and it’s been very educational for me. I’ve been able to improve my own course work based on student feedback and more importantly I’ve been able to prioritize the presentation of my material.As everyone probably knows at this point I’m a fanatic about contextually underscored training. We should always be examining the problem and focus our solutions accurately.Tactics, I’ve come to realize in the citizen self defense world are more often than not,...

How About Cooking Bacon & Eggs In A Paper Bag?

Tired of the same old camping food? Don’t you want to compliment the whole camping experience with some great grub? If you are going to hit the trails this weekend and will camp at some point, check out this breakfast you could have that will remind you of home. Disclaimer: This will not only make you hungry, it will probably do the same to others who can smell it, i.e. animals, other campers, etc., so make sure to use extreme caution because you are in for a treat. 🙂 Stay safe on the trails! -SP    

Should Your Kids Know How to Bug Out…from School?

There are many alarming trends throughout the American public school system, and one of the most unsettling relates to “terror drills.” Paul Joseph Watson of Infowars wrote last week about “lockdown drills” run by the DHS: The Department of Homeland Security is expanding its operations by running unannounced school lockdown drills, another sign of the federal agency’s encroachment into more areas of Americans’ lives. “On Thursday, March 6, a team comprised of ten officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Essex County...

Basics Of Using A Map Compass

Another skill we should discuss (which I have neglected to) is navigation. What good is going anywhere and not knowing your way around the land? Could you find yourself in a situation where you have gotten turned around and you are completely lost? Absolutely! This happens quite often and I know you don’t want to become a statistic. So let’s take a look at what you should have and know. First and foremost, a good basic map compass, such as the one here. Notice I said basic. If you do not have the experience with using one you may not...

Preview: Is Your Campsite Secure?

I love relaxing around a campfire. The peace and quiet of the woods and fresh air is hard to beat. Even with all the relaxing attributes of any campground or makeshift campsite, you still need to be vigilant when it comes to your safety and that of those in your group.

Shotguns for Home Defense

Defending your castle. This should not only come naturally but you should always look for ways to improve. One tool that most people look to for home defense is the shotgun. While there are so many choices in the market, there are still some basics that you should follow and think about when it comes to shotguns.