Solar Buying Plan

I just read a pretty good recommendation on Wretha’s Adventures Living 100% Off Grid blog and it has to do with buying equipment for going off grid… Advertisements

Electrical ‘Smart Grid’ Not Yet Smart Enough to Block Hackers

President Obama’s plans to accelerate the development of an electrical “smart grid” could leave the nation’s power supply dangerously vulnerable to attacks by computer hackers, security analysts are warning. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,511648,00.html Hmmm, sounds like the same “smart grid” I was complaining about with a twist.  I have worked for 6+ years in Internet and Computer Security…

Home Plans

Being that this leg of the venture is so far off we really haven’t delved much into home plans and designs yet, figuring we have plenty of time.  We do have a couple of initial ideas and we’ll share those with you and get your thoughts…

M.I.A. – Thorny Blackberry Bushes

Sometimes it’s good to keep little nuisances around.  By that I mean I have had the worst time locally trying to find thorned blackberry bushes.  Everywhere I go I find thornless blackberry bushes.  Don’t want those, want big, gnarly, pokey thorns please…

Byron Kerns Survival School – Bodacious

I have been rolling this writeup around in my head ever since I left Byron, Francine, and my fellow survival 101ers on Sunday.  There is no short and quick way to describe the experience and do it justice at the same time.  I guess what that means is jump into your slippers, grab some coffee,…