How to Build a Fire

  Like so many ancestral skills, the ability to start and maintain a fire has been nearly eliminated by modern technology. Electric heaters, ovens and stoves, and hot water heaters all do the jobs once performed by fire. So, unless … Read More

Preparing by Developing Your Skills

By learning some basic and needful skills, you can become your own best resource in an emergency situation. Keep in mind that not all emergencies are major natural disasters. Smaller but significant personal difficulties such as job loss, greatly reduced … Read More

First Aid for Wounds

For most people, the sight of blood coming from a wound, whether it is yours or someone else’s, can be very upsetting.  To prepare for this possibility, it’s wise to study first aid in advance, so you can stay as … Read More

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