Your Hump Day Reading List for August 8, 2018

It’s the first Wednesday of August — time to get your learning on!      Is that “CIA Letter Opener” really undetectable? Turns out that carbon fiber knives are, in fact, detectable. The author of this article looks at materials for undetectable knives, what works and...

Your Hump Day Reading List for July 18, 2018

  Wow, is it ever hot here in Oregon! If it’s scorching where you are, cool off with a nice beverage and these great articles!     This is a scary story, and you need to read it This is an article about how a photographer gets access to make pictures at the top of...

What if nothing happens?

No matter what the preparedness focus, be it just self defense or a full-blown disaster, in the back of everyone’s mind is a little voice that wonders if they’re not being just a little silly. “After all”, the little voice says, “you’re spending a lot of your time,...

The best defense is still not being there

A few weeks back I wrote an article on why I don’t entertain the notion of “what-if” scenarios. If you haven’t read it, you should. On a somewhat related note, I also don’t entertain the notion of the foregone conclusion scenario. It’s the one that presupposes a...

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...

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...