The fishing hook fantasy

Why do so many survival kit suggestions have fishing gear in them? Over the years I’ve noticed that survival/escape/bugout/get-home kit contents always seem to include fishing gear. I don’t mean poles, reels, and aluminum boats with fish-finding radar, but hooks,...

Your Hump Day Reading List for June 14, 2018

Wednesday the 13th is extra lucky, and I’ll prove it by sharing some really great articles to help keep you and your family safer and more secure!     I wish I’d written this. It’s that good. This article from the Preparedness Advice blog is pure gold. The author...

When friends are strangers

Let’s assume, for the moment, that you have a perfect teenager. He or she is always polite, gets schoolwork in on time, excels in extracurricular activities, has above-average SAT scores, and has never been in trouble at school — or anywhere else, for that matter....

Your Hump Day Reading List for June 6, 2018

It’s the first Wednesday of June? Why, let’s celebrate with some great self defense, personal safety, and family preparedness articles!     How will you protect your children? When you have children, defense planning gets substantially more complicated. The younger...

Your Hump Day Reading List for May 30, 2018

This week I bring you more great articles to help you and your loved ones live safer lives. Why not grab a beverage and do some reading?     Gun thefts happen — too often An introduction to some of the ways to keep your guns from being stolen. (Frankly, I wish the...

Your Hump Day Reading List for May 23, 2018

I have no witty introduction this week, just a hand-curated assortment of articles that are worth your time to read. And a plug for my PDN show at the end (don’t miss it!)     A look at how to hold a revolver I cover proper grasp in depth in my Threat-Centered...
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