Posts tagged: Self Reliance

Moving On . . . .

By , November 18, 2016

After about a week of looking for the best way to express what I feel, I realized I’d already done it.

About 4 years ago, I wrote what may be, up until this point, the only political post on this blog. The blog is about our homestead life after all, and, as much as we may be interested in current events, elections are not our life.

However, I believed so much in what I said in that essay that I included an improved version of it in my book, Sacred Coffee: A “Homesteader’s” Paradigm. Upon reflection, I realized that what I said then holds true today.

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Independence Day Every Day

By , July 5, 2016

Yesterday, on Independence Day, I didn’t spend a lot of time thinking deeply about the meaning of the holiday. Like most other Americans, I was too busy having fun!

In the aftermath, though, home alone while Michelle and Aly return to their work weeks early, I have a little leeway to think about independence, and what it means to us as a family.

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