Power Outages – Lessons Learned

Another round of strong storms hit the northeast this week, causing havoc including a potential tornado touchdown, flipping over cars in a South Jersey mall parking lot. Here in northern Maryland, we lost power for about 14 [...]

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Vehicle Emergency Survival

Photo Credit: Michael Pereckas @Flickr With cold weather drawing closer and closer, it’s a good time to reexamine your vehicle emergency survival kit if you have one or start preparing one if you don’t. While [...]

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Minor Power Outages Remind Us…

A line of storms ripped through the mid-Atlantic states last night, and as happens with violent weather – our power went out for about 2 hours. Certainly no major emergency, and we weren’t really ready to access [...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Winter Storm Pax is here!

Winter Storm Pax has done major damage across a large portion of the US. From Texas to Maine, Pax has laid down major snowfall, up to 2 feet in various parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania, leaving hundreds of thousands [...]

February 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Winter Survival Super Shelter

Winter is officially here, and the guys from Maine Primitive Skills School posted a great, timely video this week about making a great winter survival shelter. Using radiating heat energy from a less traditional long fire, [...]

December 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Winter is here – are you prepared?

Winter may officially start in a few days, but most of us here in the U.S. have already felt the affects of an early winter snow and ice storm. Winter Storm Dion trashed the Northeast last week, particularly near [...]

December 18, 2013 // 0 Comments