Overlanding is not Preparedness

So, in the annals of internet redundancy, is the ISG emphasis on mobility. It’s to the point that it’s frustrating in a way that calls to mind Shel Silverstein’s “Hector the Collector”, and leaves the impression on me that I’m presenting my junk as if it were treasure. The other day, Jake was cruel enough…

Self Esteem and Exploding Dirigibles

In early 1990, I was utterly uninterested in any sport except boxing. All others, it seemed, were some convoluted route to what boxing was at it’s very core: two men in a fight. In boxing, men didn’t set out to chase a ball or perform a feat against gravity, they sought to physically beat another…

Engineering Strong Children for Hard Times

Introduction In the world of disaster management, the most impacted populations are the most underserved. When it comes to self defense, almost everything is tailored to the adult male, and very rarely does serious conversation spill over into discussion on “hey, what happens to our families?” Given the ongoing reality in Ukraine, we have yet…