Before we begin, The author of this article (Kevin) is NOT a medical professional. This article should NOT be considered as medical advice, because its not. If you want more information about Pertussis, please visit a medical professional or contact your local health department. Pertussis (also known as the whooping cough) is a highly contagious […]
Month: February 2009
Every family unit should have some kind of evacuation plan in place. These plans should include, but are not limited to: Road Maps – detailed maps of your area, including all the way to the destination. Know where the construction zones are and ways to avoid those areas. Supplies for the trip – this includes […]
What are you and your family doing to prepare for a disaster? Plans should include, food, water, shelter, evacuation routes, and any special needs.
If you and your family had to evacuate, where would yall go? Part of the answer also depends on the situation, needs of the family members and type of disaster. Shelter in place or leave? There are many factors should help determine where there is a real need to evacuate, or whether the family unit […]
One of the problems with running a website that uses a lot of pictures and videos, is copyright infringement. To ensure that I do not violate any copyrights, I take all of my own pictures and film all of my own videos. To do this, a good quality camera is needed. The first camera I […]
In a wilderness survival situation, its important to know what kind of diseases and parasites you could be exposed to. The lake in the video is called Steinhagen Reservoir, also known as Dam B, which is located in a rural part of East Texas. The location of the lake is important, because there are people […]
As spring gets closer, there is one crop that you people with a green thumb can go ahead and plant – and that is the potato. Potatoes are easy to grow, are a good source of nutrition and can be stored for a long period of time. If you want to plant some potatoes, go […]
As spring nears, its time to get your fruit trees in the ground. The time is growing short, so if you have been thinking of planting that peach, apple, fig or plum tree, now is the time to get it in the ground.
In these uncertain times, growing your own food makes good financial sense. There was a news report today that around 7% of the US population is now out of work. With money having to go to pay the house bill, electric bill, insurance and other expenses, having a home garden could free up some money […]