Well, you live in an apartment. Does this mean you can’t have fresh vegetables and herbs? No, it doesn’t, creating a garden just takes a little finesse when you are working with smaller spaces and sometimes limited light. Plants have a wonderful way of connecting us to nature as well as clearing the air. Did … More Apartment Gardening
Lessons of generations past! DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia” This week we take a journey into the past, an exploration of how things were done in “The Old Days.” For some of us, when we consider things the way they were. Sometimes it is with nostalgia or with a whimsical smile it brings warm fuzzy thoughts. … More Lessons of Generations Past
Excerpt from Dystopia:The Long Road Scheduled for release June 2015 John knew deep down, that coming soon would be something that was nothing short of disastrous. He scolded himself as he did often, “I’m not ready for this!” Checking things off in his mind, he began his mental list of things he wanted to … More What is a Cache?
As the title might indicate, this post is about not only the book but also the blog. The word Dystopia means in its most basic translation, anything that causes a less than ideal situation. I had to move recently and therefore my internet access has been spotty at best, this would be a Dystopian situation … More Blog Tour – Dystopia: Beginning of the End
“To hear the phrase…”our only hope” always makes one anxious because it means that if the only hope doesn’t work, there is nothing left” –Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book Dealing with anxiety on a daily basis is tough enough without adding into the mix some kind of SHTF scenario. Where now, not only are you … More Anxiety, it creeps in when you least expect it
It happens……. Awakened from their slumber your family hears sirens. As little Suzie emerges from her room carrying her Blankie, crying for her mommy, a loud siren races by.
Remembering Pets… Something to think about while prepping is your pets. Ok, so you have remembered that dear Fido or Fluffy needs food too, BUT…. You have decided you’re going to shelter in place and you have stored up food for your fuzzy family members and think you have considered them in your plans. But, … More Remembering your pets
There is much chatter about “get out of the cities” and “buy rural land”. I’m a huge advocate of these philosophies and am working on building mine even now. So… now you’ve decided it is for you and you sit scratching your head wondering “where do I start?”