Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Hobbit: Chap VII

This is a key chapter for me. The imagery of Beorn has followed me throughout my life and, I believe, is the source of much of my personal inspiration for Permaculture. It and the scenes with Tom Bombadil in The … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: Chap VI

Did a lot more Permaculture video viewing today, this was really the best so far and really lays out a practical how to approach. Not perfect and I disagree on his approach to certain things, but it is A WAY … Continue reading

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More Self Ed

Spent the day re-naming various files on our Lessons Learned portal to the new, mandated IJC naming convention. Spent 8 hours at it today, probably as much to do tomorrow. Since it is on a different system than our public … Continue reading

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Lady Poverty

I have spent a lot of time in the last few days viewing real estate listings and drawing rough plans for how I would like our future homestead to look, the projects I would like to do, etc. And I … Continue reading

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Self-Education

Spent some time today getting smarter. The first was a Youtube vidoe by Geoff Lawton on building a pond and swale as part of a Permaculture design. I HIGHLY recommend it. The second is the first in a new series … Continue reading

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Roles in a Tribe

The Fifth Profession by David Morrell From the Intro: No single historical event marks the origin of Savage’s profession. The skill to which he devoted himself has its antecedents prior to fact in the haze of myth. At the start, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Belgium Date taken: November 1946 My Brothers: 8-22-2005 Lieurance, Victoir P. Staff Sergeant 34 Hostile – hostile fire – IED attack 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry REG 8-22-2005 Hunt, Joseph Daniel Sergeant 27 Hostile – hostile fire – … Continue reading

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