Notes for Wednesday – December 21, 2016

On December 21, 1620, William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims landed on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts. o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 68 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The nearly $15,000 worth of prizes for this round include: First … Continue reading

Bugging Out With Young Children- Part 2, by MPB

In Part 1, I described why I believe it is impossible to bugout into the woods with just a rifle and a backpack when you have young children in tow. In Part 2 I’ll be offering suggestions on what can be done to get your children to safety when you … Continue reading

Letter: Getting First Aid Supplies Tax Free

Hello, I just found a neat, and new to me, way of purchasing first aid supplies with pre-tax dollars that I thought I would share. For some years now I have taken advantage of my company’s Flexible Spending Account (FSA) program. For the unfamiliar, an FSA is money withheld from … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Later made into a feature film of the same name, now available on DVD.) Fool’s Talk by Os Guiness Young Men and FireYoung Men and Fire by Norman MacLean Movies: Sully. Tom Hanks plays pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who made an emergency water landing on the … Continue reading