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Video Fixed. Let's Start a Video Podcast

Now that we have video solved, we are moving forward with the podcast.

I tested my mobile audio kit this morning, and I will be adding this raw first episode of The Tactical Catholic very soon. 116 more words

Catholic Manliness

You need to grow this little heirloom cucumber!

I gave up growing cucumbers on the ground about 6 years ago and I can tell you I  will never grow them on the ground again! 1,042 more words

Our New Homestead

I have been stalking Craigslist.  It is exhausting.  The rents in our county have nearly doubled.  Mention eight cats (let alone a dog, chickens, ducks, and goats…and self employment and bad credit) and it’s amazing how quickly someone else gets the house!  758 more words


Top 10 things to do if you want to be self-sufficient

1. Keep it to yourself. No one likes a do-gooder, but more importantly there is a lot of pressure on your shoulders once you open your big mouth that you will no longer be buying steaks at the supermarket and growing prize winning spuds. 310 more words

Self Sufficiency

Two-Generation Approach Best for Addressing Cyclical Homelessness and Poverty

The Denver Post recently published an investigative article shedding light on the physical, psychological and emotional effects of homelessness on school-aged children. Without stable housing, nutritious food, clean clothing and transportation, homeless children are frequently absent from school, transfer schools, perform more poorly on tests, are left back and have low graduation rates. 1,113 more words


I made the Shortlist!

This morning I was absolutely thrilled to discover that My Food Odyssey had made it to the Shortlist in The Blog Awards Ireland. I’ve been continuously trying to improve the blog since I launched it early last year. 123 more words

Someday When Things are Good

A country classic of yesteryear begins with the somewhat startling lines,“Someday when things are good, I’m gonna leave you. I can’t seem to leave when things are bad.” Whew! 1,191 more words

Abundant Life