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Big optimism and tiny house

I’ve been struggling lately.  Really hard.  My optimism has taken a beating, I feel overwhelmed often by financial worries, and yet…it’s silly, because we always manage to get by…somehow.  Some days, it seems that this tin box has become as … Continue reading

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Off grid, fall out shelters, underground shelters, radiation havens

The meltdown in Japan has a lot of people worried.  They have reason to be.  But in addition to the realistic and reasonable worries, based on facts, there is also the work of scare-mongers and doomsayers coming into play.  It’s … Continue reading

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