Aftermath

There is a certain pall in the air right now, pervasive, almost tangible. Here, in the late winter, early spring of 2020, schools are closed, millions of people are recently out of work and tens of thousands — likely to be hundreds of thousands — are infected with the virulent Wuhan novel coronavirus. As of

Be Prepared #2

Two Weeks of Food!!? Be Prepared #1 — Previous — Be Prepared #2 When the Wuhan flu started encroaching across the US, we kind of ignored it. It seemed far enough away–albeit terrible in other countries–and generally appeared to warrant nothing more than a handful of extra cans of soup and an extra loaf of

Be Prepared #1

I was never in the Boy Scouts. I did, however, grow up in an environment that reflected their motto of “Be Prepared”. My grandfather could fix anything mechanical, built his own barn(s) and garage, and ran an 80-acre farm largely by himself for years. Bits and pieces of his wealth of knowledge have stuck with

Briar Patch

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why the House Democrats would have brought such a partisan, slap-dash attempt at impeachment to the Senate. Why would they have made it such a point to insist that the president’s request to Ukraine to investigate Burisma and Hunter Biden was an attempt to handicap his (potential, they

We’re Back

Lesson: Always pay attention to the expiration dates on any domain name(s) that you own. And, as a side-note — keep your contact information up to date with the domain registrar. We were offline for about a year while we tried to recover the domain name. Many thanks to Phoenix Hosting, our Domain Registrar and