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Sad News: William Norman Grigg passed away at age 54. He will be sorely missed by freedom-loving Americans. Our condolences to his family.
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Today, we present another entry for Round 70 of the … Continue reading
Heating the Greenhouse (continued)
We’ve got a small solar system on one of our chicken tractors that can be switched over to control the thermostat on the heater and the exhaust fan if we lose electricity long-term in the greenhouse. If we need to, we can move the woodstove back in, but for now this system works well. No matter what kind of heating system you choose, having a backup plan makes you sleep easier at night. At minimum have a kerosene heater and a few cans of fuel on hand that you can move into the greenhouse for a night or two if your main heat or electricity goes out. It will save a greenhouse full of plants and a season’s worth of food.
Temporary Greenhouses and Tunnels
Instead of a permanent wooden or metal-framed greenhouse, you can use a less expensive, temporary greenhouse design made from PVC. However, … Continue reading
Introductory Note: The following is another in a series of articles by JWR that links to some of the thousands of archived SurvivalBlog articles, grouped topically.
Today we address hidden storage spaces, hidden rooms, secret compartments, wall caches, door caches, and related topics.
Delving into SurvivalBlog’s deep archives, which now have more that 27,600 articles, columns, and letters that are all freely accessible, you will find many articles on this topic. The following is just a sampling:
Letter Re: Advice on Construction a Hiding Place for Precious Metals in a Home
Letter Re: Hidden Rooms and Compartments–Conning the Burglars
Letter: Storage Without a Basement
Keeping Secrets in Suburbia–Constructing Our Hidden Basement Room, by A.
Letter Re: Hidden Entrances, and Secret Rooms
Constructing and Finding Hiding Places, By Eli in The Southwest
Letter Re: Information Security … Continue reading
I am a loyal reader, but your reference to the officers who removed this nut case off the plane as “goons” was uncalled for and unfortunate. With your military background, I would think that you would have been more inclined to view a “lawful order” as one that should be complied with and then questioned later.
This disreputable, defrocked, drugs-for-sex doctor obviously has mental problems, and he refused to comply with federal law and the officers who were merely doing their duty. Were I there in an official capacity, he would have had even more problems. – E.M.
HJL’s Comment: There are a number of things in play here, but the overarching question is not “Is it lawful?” but “Is it ethical?” The tired old excuse of “I was just following orders” has never been a valid excuse. Even if your job or your boss does … Continue reading
In a recent phone conversation, one of my relatives mentioned that he’s had great success in keeping his dog on his property by using a wireless system sold under the PetSafe brand. It is called the Free To Roam Wireless Fence. Most dogs learn quickly and become comfortable with the boundaries. The collar gives a warning before it shocks, so there are no accidental shocks from the collar. He mentioned that the positioning of the base station is critical, so take plenty of time to set it up right. – JWR
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I just noticed that Brilliance Audio Books has now combined the MP3 audio books of two of my novels on one CD, at a bargain price of $10.73. – JWR
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Over at our favorite video site, Full30: STOP Buying Fake CAT Tourniquets!
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Dylan over … Continue reading
“There is no art which government sooner learns of another than that of draining money from the pockets of the people.” – Adam Smith