Winterizing My Home As self-reliant individuals, we think through the idea of sheltering in place, of surviving in the cold, and of preparing for blackouts. Preparing for a winter storm is preparing for all three at the same time. Here is the list I use when thinking about getting my home ready for
Stranded In My Car. What's Next? Well, that sucks. Hopefully, a friend is on the way or your insurance company has free towing. Not Self-Reliant enough for you? Fine! Let's take this from a more extreme position (because it's what we do) and let's assume you can't call for help or fix the problem
Preparing Your Car For Winter As I mentioned before, getting your car ready for winter is pretty important to me. Here is the checklist I go through to 'winterize' my truck. Antifreeze - Make sure not only is your coolant is topped off, but that you have winter antifreeze in there which is
Why Are We Afraid Of Winter Storms? So here is my list of the top things that I am afraid of for my family in the case of a winter storm. Here we go... Vehicle Accidents - Statistically, this is where most of the fatalities are going to happen in a blizzard. People drive when they don't need to.
So I am writing this the first week of January and I am in the Great Lakes Region of the United States... that can only mean one of these days we are going to have some pretty bad snow - Unless that Global Warming promise has finally come true - but that sounds like another topic for another day. So
I asked my friend and Gren Beret Ken Roberts for some advice on how to pick the right carrying system for a 3 gun competition. Practical shooting has become one way for me to get more time on my firing systems while on the move. It is also one hell of a great way to de-stressor your life while
How long should you prepare to be without resources? There is not a person on this site that has not asked that question and for as many people who have asked it there are that many different answers. This week we have a question from Betty who is a new member of the NSRI Facebook Group but has
So we are trying something a little different, we now have thousands of people listening and in order to really make this more about you and less about what hits me that week, I put out some posts in our Facebook Chatroom for listeners to go to the NationalSelfRelianceInitiative.com and find a red