Monthly Archives: July 2012

Muddling through ….

In an earlier post I talked about my nervousness and what I would do this week to basically create a baseline of where I am.  So this week I accomplished everything I mentioned;  bought some extra rice and beans, picked … Continue reading

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Back in early March, I ordered a set (2) of items from a vendor that was mentioned and advertised on one of the blogs I frequent.  I’ve sent numerous emails and made several phone calls, talking to the owner on … Continue reading

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What if you only had ONE week before SHTF?

Looking at my calendar, I see that the London Olympics open in a week.  It got me to thinking that it is a pretty significant event on the world stage and with the world situation the way it is, it … Continue reading

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“Boy, you sure eat a lot of beans at your house” ….

  “We sure do” is the response I gave the check-out lady at Wal-Mart.  We then got into a discussion about how many different ways she ate beans back during the WWII era, and she passed along a few tips … Continue reading

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A little more progress ….

We’ve had sporadic house guests for the past couple of weeks, and I have been working a lot on home improvement projects, so I have not been able to prepare posts like I normally do.  At first I didn’t think … Continue reading

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The $98 trade-off.

Been out of pocket for a while.  Went up north to visit family.  While there, I did pick up some canned goods that I found much cheaper than I can purchase at home.  And on the way back home, stopped … Continue reading

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