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,...

Your Hump Day Reading List for June 20, 2018

It’s another Hump Day, and I’m here to share some more great personal defense and preparedness articles with you. (Which is actually redundant, because personal defense is but one form of preparedness, though  not everyone realizes that — yet!)     “People don’t plan...

Do you have conflicting security priorities? You’re not alone.

A couple of weeks ago I talked about how the “I won’t go anywhere I can’t carry a gun” attitude affects the lives of those who pretend to put it into practice. The people who say things like that also have a tendency to insist that everyone can carry all the time, and...

Your Hump Day Reading List for April 11, 2018

Is it Wednesday already? Wow, how time flies when you’re busy collecting great self defense and preparedness articles to share!     Training or practice? Why not both? Something that the gun world often gets wrong is the difference between training and practice — and...

Your Hump Day Reading List for April 4, 2018

It’s Wednesday, and this week I have a particularly good selection of articles for your perusal!     On this week’s Training Talk: Active Killers Tomorrow evening, April 5, be sure to tune into Training Talk on Personal Defense Network. My special guest expert this...

Your Hump Day Reading List for March 21, 2018

Another hump day, and another great collection of articles to improve your safety and self-sufficiency!     How’s your food storage? Having a stash of food to see you through an emergency has long been recommended (even FEMA and the American Red Cross say you should...