The harvest is over and winter nears. With every harvest season comes the decision of what to do with all the extra food. Since fruit and vegetables are perishable, most are ready and ripen at the same time. Many times, my family and I just cannot eat all the food we grew or bought before it gets old or overripe. So we had to decide what we would do with the 'extra' before it goes bad.
Now that winter is nearing and temperatures cool, you're probably starting to think about options for heating your home. Lucky for me and my family, we have a several to keep us toasty warm inside when the weather turns frosty outside. Thanks to these simple alternatives, my family and I do not have to rely on natural gas or propane during the winter. We save hundreds of dollars a year. And we contribute little toxins to environment we love so.
For thousands of years, people have dried vegetables to put them up for leaner times. Preserving foods by drying is still quite useful. It's convenient, inexpensive and requires less storage space than traditional canning.
New Orleans has just breathed a sigh of relief as the latest hurricane came and went without much destruction. But other places around the globe haven't been so lucky.
China was recently hit with two devastating earthquakes. So was Peru. That earthquake might have been linked to the volcano exploding in nearby Chile. And who can forget the Indonesian tsunami which claimed 300,000 people, people who just vanished from the face of the earth as though grabbed by an unseen hand?
" Be the change you desire to see in the world" - Gandhi
David Icke is one of the most controversial and inspiring thinkers of our time. He has spent the last 20 years raising consciousness and challenging people from all over the world to focus on the big picture and to 'be the solution'.
Over the past week, the MidWest has been deluged by water. They have learned first hand what too much water brings and how little water is thought about before a crisis situation.
When the sewer mains burst and spread wastes amongst the drinking water of several communities, when venturing out into the streets was perilous due to rising water and downed electric lines, it became quite clear that preparing for water emergencies usually occurs as an afterthought.