C5 Presents- Farmgal, Farmgal, Farmgal!

With your host Category5...and guess who? Could it be Farmgal?   I have been getting some press and respect lately. Its been a nice ego boost. I have accomplished most of what I set out to do. Doing a slight adjustment to the prepper world to tweek it into something that is a little more … Continue reading C5 Presents- Farmgal, Farmgal, Farmgal!

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C5 Says, Don’t Build My Greenhouse- Redux

With your Zombified Host, Catatonic5. (I'll return to Category5 soon enough) (A special hello and welcome to the new, regular visitors from Italy and Finland. Big numbers¬† from Finland caught me off guard because MrsC5, who has visited there, informs me they have a huge and vibrant Metal music scene. Soooo...in the name of good … Continue reading C5 Says, Don’t Build My Greenhouse- Redux

C5 Says, Build Me A Wall! Permaculture Style

With your rather obsessive host, Category5. I try to do one or two, ridiculous, over the top, excessive projects each year that make people question my sanity. This year is no different. What challenge have I presented for myself this season? I plan on building an impenetrable fence.¬† Acres and achres of fence. My only … Continue reading C5 Says, Build Me A Wall! Permaculture Style

C5 Walks into a Diner… Stop Me If You Have Heard This One…

With your Host, Category5.   A funny thing happened to me on the way to the apocalypse. Stop me if you have heard this one. A disheveled, aging, survivalist in a leather jacket walks into the Doomstead Diner. He puts a tiny little piano on the bar, then whips out a 10 inch pianist.... Buduptup. … Continue reading C5 Walks into a Diner… Stop Me If You Have Heard This One…

Season II- C5 serves Cock Favored Soup- Doomstead Dining on Survival Food Storage, Home at The Dark Green Mountain

With your host, Catergory5 ...and... Some people I don't have permission to promote... but I am going to do it anyhow. Devious bastard that I am. I have noticed something by watching the statistics. Few people read links I put on the page. Fore those of you who don't read my links..... You are not … Continue reading Season II- C5 serves Cock Favored Soup- Doomstead Dining on Survival Food Storage, Home at The Dark Green Mountain

C5 on PTSD in Disaster Management and Prepping

With your Host, Category5. (Be warned, this is a short book here and not light reading. Consider it my mini dissertation on the subject. Writing it has left me depressed, withdrawn and actively avoiding. Its been written a few paragraphs at a time, followed by drinking, mindless video games and avoidance of writing. Fear not. … Continue reading C5 on PTSD in Disaster Management and Prepping

Calling Survivors- Please Stand By

This post may self destruct shortly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOYaDz8MiLc I have been writing an article, C5 On PTSD in Disaster Management And Prepping. Its very personal and taking longer than I had hoped. I can only write it a few paragraphs at a time. It is going to take as long as it takes ... and I … Continue reading Calling Survivors- Please Stand By

C5 Ruminates About Apocalyptic Goats- Survival Advice From The Caribbean- Episode II

With your Host, Category5. Bah. Bah. (MrsC5 chimes in, "alot of people wont get the joke. Some people dont know what ruminants are". Fair enough. Here is Wikipedia. "Ruminants are mammals that are able to acquire nutrients from plant-based food by fermenting it in a specialized stomach prior to digestion, principally through microbial actions.")   … Continue reading C5 Ruminates About Apocalyptic Goats- Survival Advice From The Caribbean- Episode II

Shacks, Shelters And Shipping Containers- C5 Survival Advice From The Caribbean- Epsisode I

With your host, Category5, and by reader request, special guest, MrsC5. (What a wild ride I have planned for you today. Long Read. Lots of photos. Theology, uninvited sexual comments and a whole lot more. For your compulsive, coming backyness you will now be rewarded. You may want to pour yourself a BIG alcoholic beverage … Continue reading Shacks, Shelters And Shipping Containers- C5 Survival Advice From The Caribbean- Epsisode I

C5 Survival Quick Tips- Episode II- The Tactical Spoon and the SHTF Shower

With your host, Category5.   A few of you will have heard the colloquialism, " God didn't make men equal, Samuel Colt did". That is not quite true. It was the English Long Bow that would change the world. This weapon would break the monopoly of violence held by powerful, wealthy families that provided professional … Continue reading C5 Survival Quick Tips- Episode II- The Tactical Spoon and the SHTF Shower