Monthly Archives: September 2011

Better than the CPI


A Better Indicator Than the CPI As more and more Americans, and people of the West in general, become aware of the circumstances in which they find themselves, many are turning to cheaper food alternatives. As a result the much … Continue reading

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Tales From the Green Valley


Listmembers and Guests, I’ve come across a BBC presentation that I believe will be of interest to members of Catholic Rural Solutions Blog called Tales From the Green Valley. This is an archeological and historical recreation of a Welsh 1620’s … Continue reading

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Wanna Trade?


Barter! The Homegrown Solution to Want. As our economy spins out of control we are witnessing something that America and the West have rarely encountered, …the beginnings of privation. Yet the human spirit of survival is resilient, and will come … Continue reading

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Boil, Boil! Toil and Trouble


A Glance at the Crystal Ball in the Third Quarter Of course, as a Catholic, I don’t really believe in the ignorant New Age superstition of crystal gazing; that said, there are certain works already in the pipeline that leaves … Continue reading

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Don’t Like the Weather in New England; Just Wait a Minute!


Hunny-Bunny Happenin’s Like most people here in New England we were impacted by hurricane Irene over the last weekend (8/27-28/11). We count our blessings, however, in that other than the inconvenience of loosing electric power for 48 hours we had … Continue reading

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Capt. Nemo’s Dream a Fadin’.


Captain Nemo’s Dream Turned to Nightmare   Nemo, one of the most famous antiheroes in fiction, is a mysterious figure, who is the prime villain featured in two of the novels of Jules Verne; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea … Continue reading

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