July 30, 2015

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Aftermath – Pack Hunters

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Aftermath Episode 31 “Pack Hunters” You can see the full series of this fictional story here. “Jason wake up! Jason. Jason!” it was Patty. The world was still spinning around him when he realized this. Patty, his wife. Calling his name. That’s good, she’s okay. She sounds afraid. His thoughts came slowly, like dripping molasses, through […]

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July 28, 2015

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The 4 Main Objections to Eating Insects

The 4 Main Objections to Eating Insects by Chaya

Western agriculture is on the wrong side of history. Without confiscating this practical discussion to bemoan the use of pesticides, herbicides, or mono-crops, we know that our broken food system has made us a very sick nation with only food insecurity and a dying planet to bequeath to our children and grandchildren. You don’t read […]

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July 24, 2015

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24 Mistakes You Want To Avoid With Food Storage

24 Mistakes You Want To Avoid With Food Storage

First… The Beginner’s Mistakes If you’ve been prepping for some time now, you probably already know the most common mistakes everyone warns you to avoid with food storage. However, for those of you who are just getting started there are a few beginner’s mistakes I’d like to help you avoid right off the bat. We’ve […]

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July 22, 2015

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A Day of Solar Cooking

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With temps in the mid-90s today and rain clouds nowhere in sight, I thought I’d take advantage of the sunshine to cook a few of our meals in the Sun Oven. Not only does solar cooking help to keep the house cooler during the hot summer months, it also keeps the power bill a little […]

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July 22, 2015

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Aftermath – Forward Through the Tempest

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Aftermath Episode 30 “Forward Through the Tempest” You can see the full series of this fictional story here. “Do you know where they put Cathy?” Jason said to his wife. “No, but I know where the mess hall is at, it’s where the commander said she was, and the best place to start.” “Right,” Jason said, […]

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July 14, 2015

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A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

There is so much we can learn from our pioneer ancestors. I’m a history nut, I tend to say I was born a century too late and Laura Ingalls Wilder is one of my favorite people and era’s. No matter what era we’re from, one of the most important things to our survival is water. […]

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