Monthly Archives: August 2010

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

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , | Comments Off on Self reliance a step at a time

Hiding your compost pile

Glory Lennon continues her series on composting on Self Reliance Exchange with a discussion on how to make your compost pile as attractive as possible–or perhaps no more detracting than necessary. Ours are quite aesthetic right now, as I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

Posted in Home Production & Storage | Tagged | Comments Off on Hiding your compost pile

Food storage for two in a year

Joan Crain over at Self Reliance Exchange has a post on how to build up food storage by buying about $10 of supplies per week. She gives you a week-by-week breakdown. I may disagree on a few items, but on … Continue reading

Posted in Home Production & Storage, Motivation & Organization | Comments Off on Food storage for two in a year

Self reliance, humility, and charity

As I’ve said before, I don’t think some people’s idea of self reliance can be achieved. I don’t think we will ever get to the point where we don’t need anyone else for anything. There are people who do it, … Continue reading

Posted in Emotional, Social | Tagged | Comments Off on Self reliance, humility, and charity