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February 8, 2016

 So I like Kijiji....well...I love it! It sure saves a lot of time driving around to garage sales, yard sales, flea markets and such like. Not only that: the search engine is phenom. So....suffice it to say: I am hooked to online classified ads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So one day I...

January 29, 2016

Modern life getting you down? Feel like getting away from it all? Perhaps a week as a Roman legionary will put the colour back in your cheeks. Or maybe you'd prefer to pillage a village in the company of rampaging Vikings. Historical re-enactments may not be the most r...

January 15, 2016

Theodore Rosevelt Once wrote about achieving goals. It was a very inspiring poem for many decades. And it still is powerful.  Here it is...

 

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have do...

November 28, 2015

 

 

The heart is an involuntary muscle. It doesn't matter how strong your mind is, your heart will love as many people as it can handle. And it will surprise you at its elasticity, despite your mind saying you have no more room in your life for more friends.

 

I WROTE THE...

August 12, 2015

 I was editing pictures from this past weekend taken at a Medieval Event we attended, in Brooks, AB, 2015, and was struck by the most profound thought: my favorite thing about going Medieval is the times I spend at camp fire. I remembered a few books I had read in the...

July 18, 2015

I believe Michael Ellner said it well in his quote: “Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions...

May 13, 2015

 

Anyone who is reading this blog, probably shares a common interest in what I call, Building Green, or self sustainability. Going ‘off-grid’ is a term people use to explain a change in how they live independently from the Grid supply of the basics of life. However, it...

May 5, 2015

 

A family, with the Surname MacMullin, from the clan MacMillan in the Highlands of Scotland, showed up on the shores of Nova Scotia (New Scotland), Canada after leaving their homeland with sad, but determined faces, with not a dime in their pouches. What they did posse...

 

 

The Modern Homesteader. Just do a Google search on homesteading, off grid, or self sustainability…and you will have many blogs come up to visit, including mine, and you can spend hour upon hour reading on how to survive without the need for stores providing everythin...

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