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Creating Affordable Housing: One Young Man's Solution

I love this story from the UK about a young man who doesn’t make much money but figured out a way to provide affordable shelter for himself. 28 more words


Bacon Eggs and Toast with lots of Butter

Last night the oldest two, Cole and Huck, had soccer practice. Afterwards I decided to swing by grandmas, my mom’s, to snip some Hydrangeas before nasty mister frost turned them black and made them no good for drying. 447 more words


Teaching Children to Work

Don’t miss this terrific article about how one dad is teaching his children to learn to work. A great read!


What's Going On With Jobs?

Charles Hugh Smith takes a jobs report from this summer and dissects it. Note in particular the chart that shows the three (of nine) job sectors that have actually expanded since 2000. 6 more words


Hackney Saga 2

Despite all the efforts I had put into making the WIS (Wenlock Barn Improvement Scheme) work, whilst I was in hospital that week my old area boss Joe Terry succeeded in scuppering the continuation of the scheme set up under the Government’s new initiatives. 1,539 more words


Practical Skills That People Once Knew

This article first appeared at Modern Survival Blog

By Ken Jorgustin

Here is a list of practical skills that people knew ‘back in the day’, that the majority of the population do not possess today. 290 more words


Quick reading and navigation in Korean writing

Rewind to 6:06

When presented with a lot of infomation audio and visual, there is no time to read by rules or do it right. 36 more words