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Self reliance means skills, not just tools

Melanie Williams at Where Simplicity Leads has some excellent thoughts on the difference between tools and skills in self reliance: When I was just getting serious about simple living a few years ago I read an article about self-reliance which … Continue reading

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The family food bank

A few days ago I started talking about my parents’ basement and how much I covet it. Then I went off in a direction I hadn’t originally intended and never made it back. There are a number of things that … Continue reading

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