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How to Organize Your Survival Kit

How to Organize Your Survival Kit

Posted by Kevin Estela on Apr 28th 2022

“Organization is correlated to efficiency and efficiency is correlated to productivity and productivity is correlated to success”. I recall saying that as a teacher to my students over the years both in an academic classroom and in an outdoor setting as a survival instructor. You probably know so …
5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Homeschooling

5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Homeschooling

Posted by Amber Elle on Apr 22nd 2022

Homeschooling my children was not something that I grew up knowing I would do. I attended public school through all of my primary education years, and the bias I may or may not have had toward homeschooled factions was most likely similar to ones you may have or had. However, my desire to provide my …
Practicing a 72 Hour Power Outage at Home

Practicing a 72 Hour Power Outage at Home

Posted by Kevin Estela on Apr 15th 2022

           One of my favorite books is “One Second After” by William Forstchen. The short novel tells the tale of a small-town family dealing with the effects of the power grid going down, most likely from an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) blast over the breadbasket of Ame …
How to Identify Wild Edible, Medicinal, and Useful Plants

How to Identify Wild Edible, Medicinal, and Useful Plants

Posted by Kevin Estela on Apr 7th 2022

In my opinion, one of the most impressive survival skills is wild plant knowledge. I know I know, a picture of a leaf or bark on Instagram isn’t going to garner as many likes as a shiny new knife, a “one, reload, one” drill, or an elaborate flat lay of gear. However, a person with solid knowledge of …
Humanitarian Aid in Poland

Humanitarian Aid in Poland

Posted by Amber Elle on Mar 31st 2022

I met a gentleman named Dave at an underground train station in Poland last week. He was standing outside of a food line wearing a neon yellow volunteer vest and a kind smile. I had just finished up a shift of checking toddlers’ infected ears and giving arnica cream to worried mothers with their own …
The Tears We Shed

The Tears We Shed

Posted by Kevin Estela on Mar 25th 2022

I’m ugly when I cry. There’s no mistaking that. My nose runs, my eyes well up, I look like a wreck. I don’t cry often but when I do, I make sure to get it all out because it probably will be a while before I do it again. I cried recently on a trip back home to Connecticut. I cried not once but many …