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Tribes from across U.S. gather to discuss legal marijuana

WASHINGTON – After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are looking into another potential moneymaker: marijuana.

Representatives of about 75 tribes from around the country converged on the Tulalip Indian Tribes’ resort and casino Friday for a $605-a-head seminar on the regulatory, legal and social issues related to pot legalization. 108 more words


India Increases Military Budget By 11% to Nearly $40 Billion

South Asian nation looks to expand and modernize armed forces

By Santanu Choudhury
The Wall Street Journal

NEW DELHI—India increased the amount of money it plans to spend on its military next fiscal year by 11% to nearly 2.47 trillion rupees ($40 billion) as the South Asian nation plans to continue to invest in expanding and modernizing its armed forces. 332 more words

Self-sufficiency: Solving problems with your brain rather than your wallet

I was invited to a lunchtime presentation about twelve months ago by IBISWorld that, while reasonably technical, I believe has a lot of relevance for any aspiring early retiree. 979 more words

Personal Finance

House Hunters International: The Video

I’m so excited – my 15 minutes of fame is finally here! (Actually, it’s 22 minutes, but who’s counting?) I was just enjoying my morning coffee when the post lady pulled up outside. 223 more words

Food Diary: February 2015

The jungle vegetable patch has started to wain though the harvests have still been strong. I feel like I have spent a lot of time preserving produce into a variety of sauces, concentrated yummy fruit pastes and the usual blanching freezing and dehydrating. 233 more words

Self Sufficiency

Winter Fun

Once again, I’ve broken my own record for time away.  Once again, I miss it, and figured I should check in.  So much has been happening around the farm, I don’t even know where to begin.   80 more words

Farm Life

Starting the Summer Garden Indoors

When starting seeds for the  summer garden I planted seeds in cardboard egg cartons.  These are free. I love free and can be cut into sections and be planted directly into  a larger pot or into the garden.  316 more words