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...

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...

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...

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...