Service Interruption

I wish to apol­o­gize to all the read­ers who came to our site and there was a ser­vice inter­rup­tion today.  Rack­space, our host, has moved us to anoth­er serv­er, and ser­vice was restored…  We are sin­cere­ly sor­ry for any... Read more

Project Update

I lament­ed two per­son­al prep­per issues here and here. A week after the solar oven fail, I suc­cess­ful­ly made the Arroz Con Pol­lo in about five hours in the sun. My lot’s shady pro­file pre­sent­ed a chal­lenge, but I made it work. The only issue was I had to... Read more

And So It Goes, More Economic Crap

Con­fir­ma­tion has come to me that the econ­o­my, real estate, and things in our coun­try just real­ly suck.  I had din­ner with anoth­er friend last night who lost her house this year due to state of the econ­o­my and the way her mort­gage was struc­tured.... Read more

I Am “SO” Out of Touch

It’s true… I spent the week­end with a friend in AZ close to Fort Hauchu­ca.  Sier­ra Vista, AZ to be exact.  This is a friend I met when we were in the 6th grade in mid­dle school.  We’ve known each oth­er for about 27 years.  One of my... Read more