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Why I Don’t Worry About the Economy

Recently Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary of the United States, gave a speech about, among other things, what he believes caused the recent financial crisis: You can’t legislate away stupidity and risk-taking and greed and recklessness. What you can do … Continue reading

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Saturday Links

I just realized this post did not go out on Saturday – it was sitting in “draft”!!! Hiya folks!  Greetings from the sunny south!  We’re headed to our friend’s daughter’s birthday party this morning, and then on to our Brew … Continue reading

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What I’m Thankful For

I’ve been feeling pretty tired and run down lately, nothing serious, just the efforts of daily life catching up with me.  In light of that, I thought it was about time I ruminated on some of the good things.  Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Cleaning Schedule for the Overwhelmed

Okay folks, as promised in last week’s goal post, I have made a cleaning schedule.  First of all, let me give you a little insight into why I even need a cleaning schedule, because if I could have helped it, … Continue reading

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Do the Baby Shuffle

I think that it might be the first time on the blog that I’ve mentioned it, but we’re expecting another tiny person here at the Jessie : Improved compound – another girl, in fact.  Now, just to let everyone know, … Continue reading

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Goals Update – April

Well, it’s been a while since I have posted any goals, so I thought I’d give you guys an update.  I noticed the other day that I have posted quite a few intentions on this blog over the past couple … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers

Recently I subscribed to the main podcast feed for the Preparedness Radio Network, an online radio station dedicated to preparedness, survival, and self-sufficiency.  To be perfectly honest with you, I skip quite a few of the episodes that come through … Continue reading

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