How To Prepare for and deal with Wildfires

As Australia is learning, wildfires are extremely dangerous. We had one here in the Smokies a couple of years ago that killed a bunch of people. Driving through not long after, you can hardly see the damage to the forest; but you can see the houses that burned. It...

Don’t Know What You Need To Be Prepared?

My review of the material available on being reasonably prepared for man-made and natural disasters uncovered a plethora of confusing and often contradictory information. It’s not because people are trying to deliberately be confusing, but rather because there...

Free thru 12 Nov: A Survival Manual

Survive Now-Thrive Later is free for the next several days. I believe it’s a great, handy reference book on an array of topics, from first aid to shelters to navigation to procuring water and food. This pocket-sized manual is a must-have; a copy in the home, the...

How To Prepare For and Survive Wildfires

Wildfires are a very nasty natural disaster– not that any of them are good. They are deadly, move fast and are unpredictable. We had one here in East TN a few years ago that killed 14, hurt many more and destroyed a number of residences. I recently drove through...