How to prepare your family to survive and thrive in todays uncertain world

A Project Delayed, But Not Denied
As you can probably tell by the month since my last post, I'm insanely busy right now. When we found out last fall I had cancer, it was right at the time we were going to begin building our house on our property.  In fact I had my surgery the day[more]
Good Golly, He’s Back
It's been almost exactly a year since my last post here.  Quite a bit has happened, and clearly much of that ended up keeping me off the blog. Besides being busy, there was a very serious health issue to contend with.  But I get ahead of myself... [more]
90 Days Left:  The Plan
When we last left off we had finished our prioritization overall.  Now it's time to get some real plans in gear. Remember, our goal is to have a years worth of sustianability in case we can't leave the house. For better or worse, I lied a litt[more]
If You Aren’t Worried, You’re Not Paying Attention
A slight digression from the 90 day plan series today.  Over the weekend something major happened and I wanted to touch on it a bit. As you may have heard, Cyprus decided to arbitrarily confiscate 10% of all money in all of their banks.  They ha[more]
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Under Construction!
You may have noticed a nice new theme going on here at the website today.  There will be quirks over the next few days as I [more]
90 Days Left:  Prioritization
So we left off last time having assessed where we're at overall in the categories we care about. We even took the chaotic [more]
90 Days Left:  The Assessment
So here's the first installment of the '90 Days Left' series, where we go over my thoughts on what to do if we know that we'v[more]
New Series:  90 Days Left
So I've been pretty busy lately and haven't had time to write too much.  And honestly, I haven't felt the muse either. Bu[more]
Yet Another Manufactured Crisis Goes Wild
Smoke and mirrors, folks.  Smoke and mirrors. The whole sequester thing is nothing but yet another manufactured crisis th[more]
Basic Homestead Site Planning
Since we're building our house this year, or at least STARTING the house this year, we've been doing some site planning. S[more]
Apex Apiaries Takes Flight
I briefly mentioned the other day that in partnership with a local beekeeper I'm launching a new beekeeping side-venture. [more]
There’s Never Enough Time
One thing I struggle with a fair amount is biting off more than I can possibly chew. I have a big family, bunch of interes[more]
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