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We Have the Tools We Need

This blog is mostly about ways to create resilient and prosperous households, neighborhoods and communities, or, as implied in the picture above, ways to “do stuff”. 768 more words

Resilience

Stock market early morning report August 28th, 2015

The stock market has just opened and it’s going down again. The volume is still high and will probably remain on a high level. It is not all about China; it is like reported in the last days fundamental. 273 more words

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Weekly Bite of Yiddishkayt: I Remember the Great Depression

With the stocks in the news so much this week, we couldn’t help but think of this clip from Arthur Klein, z”l, about his memories of the Great Depression.

Wexler Oral History Project

GRANDMA, GOD AND AIMEE

Episode 2

1928

Aimee slipped unbidden into my dream last night, which brought to mind my grandmother’s fascination with her.

Aimee Semple McPherson was a Los Angeles evangelist and media celebrity from the 20’s and 30’s, the largest among the flurry of religious salesmen, all of whom were selling salvation, a commodity always in demand, and which costs them nothing to supply. 449 more words

Rules of Civility

Now that I am done reading this book, I have the almost odd sensation of missing Katie, the main character and narrator. Katie herself makes note of missing her old roomie and best chum, Eve, of coming home late from a dinner party and missing… 343 more words

Books

Why are ‘money people’ buying gold and silver now?

The gold and silver market found a floor because gold is a safe haven commodity and silver is the sound money of the little man. They’re different from the rest of commodities. 838 more words

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Surviving the Greatest Depression, Pt 1

As the norm, the world is spinning while events are wobbling within that spin. How does one maintain prosperity, health…. even sanity when all that is so-called certain begins to peel? 318 more words

Surviving The Greatest Depression