Category Archives: Announcements

Occasional updates and announcements from the editor.

A New beginning (hold on to your hat!)

Posting has been non-existent for the last few months because I’ve been very busy and very stressed. But barring some bizarre glitch out of nowhere I have landed a good job after over two years of un- and under-employment. While … Continue reading

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Where have I been?

It’s been awhile since I posted. I’ve meant to post more often, but between being very busy trying to get a business off the ground and feeling as if I have very little to add on the subject or self … Continue reading

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Apologies to all

It’s been far too long since I posted. It was not my intention to stop. It just happened. The good news is that my life got very busy because an investor came along willing to fund a business some friends … Continue reading

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Self reliance a step at a time

Sorry posting has been nonexistent lately. I’ve been consumed with getting a business started. Or trying to, anyway. The actual business started nearly a year ago with a friend and I starting a modest joint venture. Recently we added another … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Self Reliance Exchange!

Self Reliance Exchange is celebrating their 500th post! They’ve included a list of their ten most popular articles: Let’s take a moment to examine what’s popular in terms of articles and categories. Popular articles reflect reader interest in specific subjects. … Continue reading

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I’m not rude, I’m just clueless!

I happened to be poking around in my blogging dashboard today and noticed that people have been leaving comments on this blog! Somehow in setting it up I forgot to have Blogger notify me when people leave comments. My other … Continue reading

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Thoreau’s morning commute

Whatever I may think of Thoreau’s ideas in Walden (and for the most part I think rather highly of them), there is no disputing that he is convincing me to fall in love with Walden Pond itself. Other than himself, … Continue reading

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Walden update

I’ve found a copy of Thoreau’s Walden and am making good progress through the first section, Economy. I have to admit to being somewhat underwhelmed so far. Yes, he makes some good points–all we really, truly need is food, clothing, … Continue reading

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Disclosure

The FCC has decided that bloggers not revealing where they receive income is a threat worth quashing. I agree it’s unethical, for example, to blog about how wonderful Nabisco products are without disclosing that Nabisco is paying you $200 a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Simple Self Reliance

Last year I became a grim statistic; one of the one in ten people who can’t find work. The past nine months have revealed both good and bad. The good is that my family and I have been above average … Continue reading

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