Tag Archives: living well in tumultuous times

Polar Vortex 2019

We’re currently at -8 degrees and, according to the weather reports, are headed to around -20. High temps dipped below 0 last night and aren’t supposed to recover to above zero until Friday. There are quite a number of websites … 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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Decentralization = Relocalization

Just dropping a link in here to an article on Decentralization, which is just relocalization by another name.

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Stabilizing and Destabilizing Elections

The previous post about Steve King started out as a much longer post that talked about several concepts. In the end I decided it rambled and was weird and, unfortunately, didn’t think to save the 2/3’s of the post I … Continue reading

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Pocket Knives

There’s not that much to say here, but a good pocket knife or three ranks as indispensable kit for living well in tumultuous times. Right now there seems to be a push towards “tactical” and expensive bespoke knives. A tactic … 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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Another Quick Note On Relocalization

I really need to sit down and write a longer piece on the why’s and wherefores of relocaliztion. This is just a note pointing up Iowa Environmental Focus as they’ve had a number of good posts about the latest National … Continue reading

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