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The Citadel's Shadow

When I was younger I used to be asked a lot if I was praying to God as often as I should be. I always smiled politely, nodded my head in the affirmative and averted my lying eyes. 1,179 more words

Surviving Child Abuse

Starting to start over

I’ve officially started over. I’m in a new city, in a new house, with two new jobs and a bundle of freelance work. It is terrifying and exhilarating and also very, very ordinary. 671 more words

Revelations From A Shit Year

A Broom is My Snow Blower or How to Survive an Ice Storm In Charlotte

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman

We don’t need a snow blower in Charlotte. We just need a broom and perhaps to puff out our cheeks, pucker our lips and blow. 807 more words

Family Life

TV Show: Remote Survival

I just saw an episode of this show.  The premise is, they take two people and dump them separately in some remote area.  Each has a pack with a few items in it and a bunch of cameras on them, along with radio gear.  389 more words

Emergency Preparedness

Solar Heater - Pop can heater (free heat) GREEN technology


Soda Can Solar Space heater

This is a basic “how to” on creating your own soda can space heater. Several videos can be found on the net, but none of them really provide a step by step guide. 175 more words

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Rocket Stove - Home made Stove

This instructable will show you how to easily make a functional rocket stove from recyclable cans for almost no cost.

Items you will need:

1 – No. 294 more words

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Unravelling and re-threading

I’m not a fan of similes and forced metaphors. Things get very cheesy very quickly. But the ones that occur in daily life are pretty startling. 318 more words

Revelations From A Shit Year