Category Archives: Basic Skills

Articles, commentary, and information on acquiring and maintaining the basic skills necessary for self reliance.

What self-reliance is not

Though I am still researching what I believe self-reliance to include, there is one thing I am certain it is not: complete independence of all other human beings. I will never advocate that anyone become a hermit or a nomad. … Continue reading

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What is your DIY IQ?

Popular Mechanics has a test you can take to determine just how much you know about home improvement and auto maintenance. Take the test here, then let me know what you scored. I got 1800 out of 2500, or as … Continue reading

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