‘They Don’t Make Things Like They Used To’: 5 Items That Are STILL Worth Paying Extra For

Written by: Kathy Bernier John Harlin & Sons, 1950, Texas. It is my personal observation that nothing lasts as long as it did in our grandparents’ day. Clothing, cars, tools, kitchenware—pretty much everything seems to be made for our throwaway culture. It’s hard to know which came first, the chicken or the egg—are people demanding …

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7 Critical Concealed Carry Skills That Will Keep You Alive

Written by: Terry Nelson Most people who apply for a concealed carry permit fail to take into consideration that effective concealed carry is actually a lifestyle change. Approximately 80 percent of the licensed students I work with report that they usually don’t carry on a daily basis. Most say they carry only in their vehicle …

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65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression

It was the best of times, it was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. Decades later, many survivors of those years hold on to the survival lessons they learned, from hoarding pieces of aluminum foil to eating lettuce leaves …

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