Category Archives: Training

Bicycle Repair

BicycleShopIn newsletter issue #20, I discuss the lowly bicycle.

One of the biggest advantages of the bicycle is that all of the basic maintenance on a bicycle can be performed with non-powered hand tools. Read more on Bicycle Repair…

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Minute Man Rx at Self-Reliance Expo in Mesquite, TX

On April 4th and 5th (Friday 11am – 7pm & Saturday 9am – 7pm) at the Mesquite Convention Center, there will be a Self-Reliance Expo featuring products and services related to prepping. One of the corporate sponsors of Self Reliance Expo is Minute Man Rx, an Idaho-based manufacturer of Trauma and First Aid kits, along with a comprehensive line of state-of-the-art products for First Responders. Continue reading

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Prepping for Winter? Superstorm Sandy says: Maybe Not!

Prepping for WinterSo, after watching the horrible effects of Superstorm Sandy, I’d be surprised if we weren’t all a bit more focused on prepping for winter. After all, it’s never great to be without power, but in the wintertime it can be deadly, especially if you are in one of the colder climates.

Here are some tips to get you started:
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It’s Not Just About Beans, Bullets and BandAids

So many shootings have been featured in the news lately. Here are some of the ones that have happened just in 2012:

  • July 19, Aurora Colorado movie theater
  • July 17, Tuscaloosa AL, gunman shoots into a barThe Gift of Fear

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Are you WEA enabled? What does THAT mean?

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A new system recently enacted to alert cell phone users – through text messaging – when certain types of unfortunate events occur or may be imminent, is becoming more widespread as the new system gets settled into place.  This is a collaborative effort between the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Weather Service.

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