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

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]
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 monkey around with stuff and find glitches with the theme change.  These things are, frankly, completely inevitable. Gran[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 brainstorming results and put them into some sort of reasonable order. Now we need to figure out what our priorities shoul[more]
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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]
Starting Seeds Indoors With Fluorescent Lighting
Discussion of my super awesome mindboggling grow rack will have to wait until I get pictures up and online.  But in the mean[more]
Well, That Was Annoying
I mentioned last week that it looked like the plague was enroute. And it was.  And I was the lucky first victim, who spen[more]
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