Monthly Archives: August 2011

Anarchy Reigns!

Anarchy Reigns! As we witness the criminal mayhem that is igniting England’s cities I cannot help but think what goes around comes around. It seems obvious that the so-called Arab Spring of the past year was orchestrated or the very … Continue reading

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Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet!

Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet!   So, here we are approaching mid-August and I’ve yet to harvest anything meaningful from the garden. The vagaries of nature are truly awful in scope. Two years ago we suffered through a devastating early wet … Continue reading

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Demystifying Food Storage

Understanding the Mystery of Storage Foods Almost from the inception of Catholic Rural Solutions in 2005 we’ve encouraged preparedness for hard times by stocking up on food reserves. Much as the biblical story of Joseph preparing in the “fat” years … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere…,

Water, Water Everywhere, and O! the Boards Did Shrink, …But Not a Drop to Drink! So goes the refrain of the lyrical ballad called The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner by  Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Here in most of Western Civilization … Continue reading

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