Red Rider B.B. Gun

One of my boys experienced A Christmas Story. That’s right. My brother and sister-in-law gave him an “Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!” Every year my brother buys the boys something with a family shoot out in mind. Usually, it’s nerf guns, laser tag, or something of that ilk. We look forward… Continue reading Red Rider B.B. Gun

Christmas Gifts

Like most American families we’ve had our years of plenty and we’ve had our share of Hard Candy Christmases. This year we were somewhere in the middle. We had a nice budget for each kid, but I wanted our gifts this year to focus on teaching them skills or to fill a need. I didn’t… Continue reading Christmas Gifts

Band together

When I think about what life off the grid might be like in the event of a zombie apocalypse, I picture small groups of people banding together to make life survivable and sustainable. I believe there are a few skills that would be indispensable while out on a secluded piece of land. Hunting would be… Continue reading Band together

Trash Can Turkey

When the Zombie Apocalypse happens who has time and energy to strap a full size kitchen stove to their back and run through the woods? “So what to do” you ask? Grab your clean, never used, 30 gallon galvanized trash can and fill it with any supplies you don’t already have in your B.O.B. You… Continue reading Trash Can Turkey