Tag Archives: groups

Yeah, About That

Did I really say “no current events”? The problem with that is that they’re so… current. Sometimes, they’re even relevant. The recent U.S. Government shutdown was–well, not surprising. Not eye-opening. Not even an epiphany. More, I guess, of an additional … Continue reading

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A Civil Tongue

Well, it was a wild ride in Alabama, wasn’t it?  When I went to bed Tuesday night, things were not only all but certain, but actually looking pretty bad–Moore was up at around 53%, with forty-some percent of the polls … Continue reading

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More Odds and Ends

I’ve been a bit scatter-brained, of late–mostly I’m just tired, from working a full-time job, managing a growing herd of “junior” employees, working on home renovations, and trying (with varying degrees of success) to keep up with “farm things.”  As … Continue reading

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Game Plan

I had planned on going back to the Family Survival Planning guide this week, but I’m being overcome by events–springtime is like that, on a homestead.  So that will have to wait until the next post.  (For those reading ahead, … Continue reading

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Aftermath

So, that’s how it’s going to be, is it?  Well, okay then. The election for #45 has come and gone, and it certainly didn’t go the way I had hoped.  I’ll admit to spending a day or two in shock … Continue reading

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Readiness is a State of Mind

We’re getting ready for the first frost of the season!  Have you converted your BoBs and GHBs for the cold?  Warm clothes, probably a lighter, some matches, maybe a candle-in-a-can for heat (for the car…).  It would be a good … Continue reading

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More On Groups

Continuing the thread from my last post, this week I’ve got a few more (hopefully, more coherent) thoughts on small groups. A lot of the wording here is from various Wikipedia articles; I think I’ve got enough commentary to make … Continue reading

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