Prepare, Sustain, Thrive and Survive Simply

How I do laundry when off the grid

When I’m off the grid I wash clothes by hand. I also recycle water. I really don’t mind doing the clothes by hand unless they pile up. Then it feels … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

EMP Threat: Are you Living in a Castle Built on Electric Sand?

All the technology that makes modern life possible can be destroyed in a moment by an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP), so better pay attention to yet another lethal threat breathing … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s time to plan your trip out of Babylon

Intentional simple living is a surprisingly empowering lifestyle that solves personal and global problems. Mindful minimalism is a graceful way to use natural resources to take care of life’s needs.  … Continue reading

October 13, 2014

Won’t Back Down: Robin Speronis Says She’ll Continue Off-The-Grid Battle | Off The Grid News

See on – Prepping and Thriving via Smart Simple Living Unhooked Living‘s insight: Most of us off the grid folks would rather just be left alone! I don’t think … Continue reading

March 1, 2014

Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Ellix Katz DVD Trailer

See on – Prepping and Thriving via Smart Simple Living Contrary to popular belief, fermenting foods is a simple process. But it needs to be done correctly, and there’s … Continue reading

February 3, 2013

Even Northern Alaska Has Solar Power Potential

See on – Prepping and Thriving via Smart Simple Living   It’s a weekday afternoon in December and the Kotzebue Electric Association website says the ambient temperature is -22 … Continue reading

December 16, 2012

LIVE Community Power

See on – Culture Change Theory LIVE Community Power putting Solar Panels on the new roof of the South Melbourne Market. — A practical project that also explores the … Continue reading

December 9, 2012

OMB Studies Carbon Tax Relief for the Poor

A study was just released by the Microeconomic Studies Division of the Congressional Budget Office, about how the government might help low income people, like me, weather the financial impact … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bear Visits Off-Grid Camp

One of the first things I do when arriving at a primitive off-grid camp during growing season is to sow some seeds in planters. This serves two purposes beyond producing … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Primitive fuel for the fire

A precept of successful radical rural simplicity is being resourceful with whatever is lying around in the environment. Using such things is a way to express thanks to the universe … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 1 Comment
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