We had our first “Real” winter storm of the year last night, rain then Ice then about 6″ of snow. I alone prevented a massive blizzard, by purchasing snow shoes. You see our local weather man was predicting up to 24″ of snow with this storm on Monday’s forecast, so I immediately ordered a pair of Surplus GI snowshoes.
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When we started OSS several years ago, it was about simple survival. Short cuts and tips for preparedness, lots of homesteading projects and how-to’s. Over time I allowed the site to get political, which was never our intent. The political side led to the destruction of the site, so we took it down for some […] Continue reading →
I immediately set about to make the necessary modifications to the Mossberg, that allow it to work even better for our needs. Continue reading →
TecniCulture: The art of meshing open-source technology, low cost (re-use/recycle), and Small Agriculture Operations. Continue reading →
I will be posting some of our past and current adventures as we strive to balance practicality and paranoia! Continue reading →
I am moving toward a minimalist/ultralight daily carry method. Even though I keep a GHB (Get Home Bag) in the car, I wanted a little Ace up my sleeve so to speak in the event I was traveling with someone else or disaster prevented me from reaching the vehicle. Continue reading →