Category Archives: living skills for tumultuous times

Bike Tool Kit/Seth’s Bike Hacks

If you’re going to be doing some (or all) your getting about via a bike you’re probably going to need to learn how to do a few simple adjustments and repairs on your bike. And you’re definitely going to need some … Continue reading

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Opt out for sanity

The ability to keep your wits about you when the world has gone topsy-turvy is a very good good thing indeed. One of the ways of “keeping your head” is to avoid unnecessary entanglements. For example: I generally shun click … Continue reading

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Pre-Apocalypse Tasks

As identified by watching post-apocalyptic movies on Netflix. 1. Learn how to dress appropriately For the weather and task/s at hand. 2. #1 includes foot wear. WTH, do most of those people have on their feet? 3. Buy some QUALITY … Continue reading

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Russia

Russia’s been in the news a lot lately and is wound up in our Tumultuous Times, so I thought I’d collect my thoughts on the subject and put them on the blog. (I’m an amateur at this, but the pro’s … Continue reading

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Coffee, Not Outside

Having not made #coffeeoutside or used my isobutane backpacking stove for a few months I decided that I’d take advantage of today’s sunny and balmy 30 degree weather and make some #cofffeeoutside whilst out on a bike ride. Pre-ride I gathered … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Power Outages

Another quick post just to drop a link in here about the latest governmental report on Catastrophic power outages. A quick perusal of the report leaves a good impression. They realize the seriousness of the problem, are on the lookout … Continue reading

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Yoga

Have I mentioned that we live in a crazy, stressful world? I’m pretty sure I have. Things like yoga and mediation are great skills to have in your skill/tool kit for living well in tumultous times.   I woke up feeling stressed … Continue reading

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Headlamps

My blog is designed as a quick and dirty guide to living well in tumultuous times. There are very detailed reviews and breakdowns of things like headlamps on a variety of blogs and YouTube channels, please look to them for … Continue reading

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A Quick Note On The National Climate Assessment

The latest National Climate Assessment is out and to the surprise of no one the news is rather dreadful. As I pointed out in my post about Hurricane Michael, the time start pulling away from areas made vulnerable/horrible/expensive to maintain by climate … Continue reading

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Out and About

Today started out gloriously sunny, but cold. I’d been needing to get outside and had been longing for some sun on my face for a bit, so I bundled up, grabbed my camera, and headed out. The new masthead photo … Continue reading

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