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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin'

Ah, summer. Long, sunny days. Beaches. Suntans. A bit of snow. I love this photo of Arūnas and me up Mont Blanc last summer. It looks like it has been photoshopped or taken in front of a poster, but those are real, live climbers behind us. 55 more words

Foster Mama Persephone

I have to say that Miss Persephone is certainly making life easier around here. She is being such a good foster mother to Cinnabun’s kits it is ridiculous. 912 more words


El Hierro: The First Totally Wind Powered Island!

Just off the coast of Africa, the smallest country of the Canary Island – El Hierro – became 100% wind powered. With May 2014 as their first month with total reliance on their new wind system, El Hierro has made history. 82 more words

Eco News

Delicious Chapati Recipe

We buy Organic, Khorasan wheat flour directly from the flour mill, La Milanaise, in Milan, Québec. It is the best tasting flour we have ever used in baking. 290 more words

Voluntary Peasant

Squashed Again

Check it out – the first of the yellow crookneck bent summer squash has dropped in all its knobbly glory. The plants are huge, but up til now largely fruitless, but suddenly something has clicked, and the plants are covered all over in tiny lemon yellow tubers. 87 more words


Back to the Country

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Back to the Land: The Grateful Unrich…)

A man is rich in accordance to the number of things he can leave alone – 1,894 more words

Dean Henderson

Episode 3: Home Defense Weapons


The Modern Patriot Podcast
Episode 3
Choosing a home defense weapon

There are as many opinions on this as there are firearms…. Carbine… handgun… Shotgun…. 145 more words