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Solar Power for Dummies

Ever since I became aware of the need to be prepared for a disruption of life as we know it, I’ve been drawn to solar power. I’ve been impressed with solar power since the first time I saw a solar powered calculator many, many years ago. A tiny photovoltaic chip generated enough energy from ambient light to run a calculator. How cool is that?  >>Learn more.


The Importance of Scenario Thinking – Catastrophic Event Edition

Regardless of your reasons for prepping, “scenario thinking” can open your eyes to new situations you need to address, identify holes in your planning, or just help you re-prioritize where you are in your efforts. Here are just a couple of examples. As you read through each of them, pause to put yourself in the situation and consider what your actions would be.  >>Read more here

Heating Your Home Off the Grid

If the electrical grid goes down, most of us will lose the heat in our homes. If you’re in a northern climate, that’s significant. Not to mention unpleasant. This article explores approaches to heating your home when there’s no electricity. >>Learn more.


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