- newLeaving the city
I've been collecting links to articles about people leaving the cities. Here are a few: • Can you blame anyone for fleeing what cities have become? • The Great Conservative Migration And What It Means For The Future • Massive exodus from NYC le…
- 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 3:46pm -
- Logo of the Year
This made me laugh. It's being called the Logo of the Year.
- 1 day ago 27 Sep 20, 12:56pm -
- Dehydrating onions
Boy howdy, did the onions do well this year in the garden. Now that it's time to harvest, I'm tasked with preserving this abundance. To this end, I decided to dehydrate most of them. Because there are so many onions, I'm harvesting just one bed a…
- 6 days ago 22 Sep 20, 10:02pm -
- Closed for business?
Here's a staggering headline: "Yelp reveals 60% of business closures are now permanent." According to the article: "Yelp pointed out an increase of permanent business closures over the past six months, now reaching 97,966, or about 60% of closed bu…
- 11 days ago 17 Sep 20, 10:18pm -
- The year "annus horribilis"
So here we are, three-quarters of the way through the year annus horribilis. You might say 2020 has been a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year.The one theme Don and I (along with many friends and neighbors) keep returning to is how fast things…
- 14 days ago 14 Sep 20, 2:17pm -
- Book review: The Ultimate Prepper's Survival Guide
Oh wow, you have got to see this:This is the latest masterpiece by James Wesley, Rawles entitled "The Ultimate Prepper's Survival Guide."Let me tell you, this baby is beefy. (Hmmm. Separate imponderable: Could it be used as a blunt-force weapon in cl…
- 16 days ago 12 Sep 20, 5:53pm -
- Lest we forget
- 17 days ago 11 Sep 20, 12:51pm -
- Tankards are available
In what will likely be our last production run for the year, we now have tankards available on Etsy.Just so everyone knows, these tankards are suitable for either hot or cold beverages. We do NOT recommend they be placed in the dishwasher (hand-washi…
- 20 days ago 8 Sep 20, 11:34pm -
- An adventure. That's what it was.
Earlier this week, on a rare cool day, Older Daughter talked me into An Adventure.Specifically she wanted to hike the Crystal Lake Trail, an unassuming "moderate" 2.8-mile excursion through what promised to be some spectacular scenery.This trail was…
- 21 days ago 7 Sep 20, 10:21pm -
- Thank you! Thank you!
Whew, what a day yesterday!I am blown away by everyone's support for the release of my romance novel "The Amish Newcomer." SurvivalBlog kindly gave me a shout-out. Several readers said they promoted the book on their social media platforms. Even my d…
- 24 days ago 4 Sep 20, 2:06pm -