Category Archives: emergency

Baby it’s Cold Outside

Winter has arrived here in Oregon and with it I have added a new item to my prepper collection. While living in a modern home in the City doesn’t allow for certain options like a wood burning fireplace or wood … Continue reading

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Simple Living Prepared

There is no secret that along with many of my beliefs of a “life lived simple is a life worth living”, I also consider myself to be somewhat of a prepper. Not a prepper in the sense of a “Doomsday … Continue reading

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Don’t get hit by a Car

When I first moved to Oregon I had to transfer my drivers license to the new State. In doing so I read the Motor Vehicle Drivers Manual which is pretty much the same as any other State across the nation … Continue reading

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The Minimalist Game never ends

I finally completed the project of cleaning and rearranging the garage and once again have discovered that there are things to either sell, donate or throw away. Going through the file cabinet I also noticed that there is a ton … Continue reading

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Still Working the Debt Free Plan

While concentrating so much on my health I have kind of put other things on the side burner. One of those things is journey of becoming 100% debt free. Although I haven’t written much about this subject it appears that … Continue reading

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Who’s Awesome Today?

Ahhh, I slept in again and it was wonderful. Of course that means that I have very limited time to write this post this morning so I will just share a secret with you. Who ever you are and wherever … Continue reading

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Family Emergency

Last night we had a family emergency. We were at the hospital most of the night and all turned out well. Grandchild number 5 is six months in the making while our daughter-in-law’s appendix decided that it didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Everything That Remains

I just started reading the Minimalist’s new book called, “Everything that Remains“. Of course I purchased the Kindle addition as you know I don’t like to collect hard copies of books anymore. I am just about 35% into reading it … Continue reading

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Charity

No man needs charity other than the opportunity to rise. When seeking a hand out and there is none it is then an understanding of survival allows for a man to discover that change is inevitable. The problems created by … Continue reading

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A False Sense of Government

When a child is convinced that it his wealthy Daddy who controls everything that child will concede to his Daddy to obtain those things he desires. As that child grows and learns of the many freedoms and experiences he was … Continue reading

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