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age and the prepping dream

Almost everyone has a dream for when they no longer have to work, or for when they have enough money, or , or, or.  They’re dreams right? 606 more words


Back To The Butcher We Go!!

We are so excited.

We hunt. Taboo for city people I guess.

Not for us country folk.  Heck no.

We raise livestock on our farm that we butcher.  239 more words


BUT IS IT POETRY? // Butchering

A medium size.
A medium density.
A medium price.
Generally, it’s dark blue
in the null assemblage point.

(Sometimes it becomes
red or green. But it’s kinda… 840 more words

Tetiana Aleksina

Home chicken butchering for part-timers, solos and softies

Chicken butchering is a conflicting experience for me. I am gratified that I can kill a chicken when needed. I’m satisfied when I turn it into food. 2,388 more words

Small Being


some recent and not so:

most babies here are born without a trigger finger.

but some
get through.


if the damn thing is a boy, let it have a knot in its stomach. 265 more words

The day pig becomes pork

People who know me describe me as practical, no-nonsense, tough. (I’m sure there are other adjectives, but those are the ones relevant to this story. Hush.) While the pigs were growing, people frequently asked me whether I’d be able to butcher the them when the time came, since I frequently told stories about the pigs rolling over for belly rubs, or nuzzling my leg for ear scratches.  606 more words


10 Survival Skills Your Great-Grandparents Knew (That Most Of Us Have Forgotten)

[repost: http://www.offthegridnews.com/extreme-survival/10-survival-skills-your-great-grandparents-knew-that-most-of-us-have-forgotten/%5D

Written by: Rich M

Our modern society is highly dependent upon we’ll call the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. 1,282 more words