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Trumping the Wild? Dave Foreman’s Take

As many of you may recall, I collaborated with Dave Foreman, one of North America’s leading conservationists, on my last book, the 2nd edition of Man Swarm: How Overpopulation is Killing the Wild World.  With the election of Donald Trump, and the impending evisceration of the EPA,  Dave gives us some sage commentary. Show More Summary

9 Rural Security Techniques

Anyone living in a rural area knows of or has suffered from theft, destruction of property and vandalism. In these hard times, it seems to be getting worse than ever before. But for those of you that currently live in a rural area or...Show More Summary

NEW: Freeze Dried Cinnamon Butter Pound Cake, Top Round Beef Cubes, Surplus Mac & Cheese!

www.SAFECASTLE.com Brand new at Safecastle--some traditional American favorites, but with shelf lives of 25 years! These can be had by the individual #10-size can (the Mac & Cheese also lists by the 6-can case). Pound Cake... Top Round Beef Cubes... Mac & Cheese Copyright 2007-2016 by Safecastle LLC www.safecastle.com

Love & Marriage in America: Where Does Having Children Stand?

Pew Research Center’s FactTank: News in the Numbers recently published, “5 facts on love and marriage in America.” There are some interesting figures. The first fact has to do with the top reason Americans say they marry. Where does having children rank? Check it out. Show More Summary

20% off Yoders BACON thru this Friday, 3/17!

www.SAFECASTLE.com A great deal dropped in our lap this week, but the extra discount on cases of Yoders Bacon is good only thru this Friday, March 17. Yep--that's St. Patrick's Day, so be sure to take advantage of this deal BEFORE you get in your cups (if you are so inclined). Show More Summary

Please Keep Your Implicit Racism Off NextDoor

I joined NextDoor in September of 2015. At first, I was thrilled to have an additional resource to help me get more involved in my East Austin neighborhood. NextDoor was a great way for me to discover urgent matters, when the next neighborhood association meeting was, what volunteer opportunities & meet-ups were available and which neighbors […]

If You Haven’t Been to Meow Wolf Yet, Go. RIGHT NOW.

  For almost a year, I’ve desperately wanted to visit Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and I finally had the opportunity to do so two weeks ago. Oh Lordy it was better than I could have ever imagined. I initially wasn’t going to write about my experience at Meow Wolf because I figured everyone […]

Zappos helped adopt out 150 pets in Austin, Texas

Sponsored by Zappos So, I went to the Zappos Friends with Benefits Road Show a few weekends ago, and it was amazing. I got to watch sweet doggy after doggy get adopted out to new families—doggies like Princess! Princess now has a forever home! I also got to oooh and aww over adorable workout gear with […]

How To Make Homemade Cough Syrup

Back in the days, it was totally acceptable for parents to give their children a cap full of whiskey to sooth a sore throat. Even the over the counter cough syrup you bought at the pharmacy often contained cocaine, heroin or cannabis to help with pain relief. Show More Summary

Prepped and Ready for the Global Trainwreck?

www.SAFECASTLE.com What is it all leading up to? Admittedly my crystal ball is a bit cloudy, but it sure looks to me like a global chain-reaction train wreck is about to befall us. As a timely heads-up, there are a lot of other smart folks out there right now who are also anticipating it and getting very busy with serious final-phase prepping. Show More Summary

Happy International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! This Day has an interesting and powerful history.  I like wikipedia’s description, as overall, it is a day that “commemorates the movement for women’s rights.” Today, I am inspired to post this short film that is adapted from the upcoming film, [M] otherhood, by SUICAfilms. Show More Summary

Best-Ever Opportunity on our Bugout Bikes!

www.SAFECASTLE.com All Folding Bikes and E-Bikes are Stealth-Discounted! Montague folding bikes are the gold standard in rugged yet fun folding bikes... developed by DARPA for military paratroopers and the number one pick by adventurers and preppers around the globe. Show More Summary

How to Make Acorn Coffee

Quickly learn how to utilize this important survival food with step by step instructions on how to make acorn coffee from an oak tree. Big thanks to Survival Lilly for this great video! The post How to Make Acorn Coffee appeared first on Survival Blog | Survival Spot.

College Students & the Perceptions of the Childfree Choice

A recent study points to the entrenched workings of pronatalism, this one with a sample of college students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Check it out. Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, associate professor of psychology,Show More Summary

I Am Your Worst Nightmare

by Jeff T. I am the leader of a band of 8-to-12 looters. I have some basic military training. We move from place to place like locusts devouring everything in our path. My group is armed with light weapons and can develop and follow simple plans of attack. We take what we want by force […] The post I Am Your Worst Nightmare appeared first on Survival Blog | Survival Spot.

HUGE Mountain House SALE: Lowest 2017 prices!

www.SAFECASTLE.com MH 30-Year Freeze-Dried Food The Premier Storage Food in the Business: Up to 45% off Best prices of 2017! If you're serious about your storage food and preparing for difficult times, then Mountain House is what you stock. Show More Summary

The Myth of Human Supremacy

With this mind blower of a book, be ready to be humbled. Experience awe. Left feeling sorrow, even anger that might fuel you to action. Activist, philosopher and author Derrick Jensen hopes so. With fiery style, Jensen keeps his readers...Show More Summary

Are you ready for the Purge? Watch and discern

Confession: this is the most alarmed I've been in 40 years. I've debated whether to even address this here, but the bottom line is we are all at major risk right now and you need to know. Our American institutions are under attack. All three branches of the government are in turmoil. Show More Summary

Talking Childfree and More on The Groovy Podcast

Check out this podcast I recently did with the fun and lively Grace Collins and Michelle Zunter at The Groovy Podcast! I am on a podcast roll … to do another this week. Stay tuned! The post Talking Childfree and More on The Groovy Podcast appeared first on Laura Carroll.

The Childfree and Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, I like to post this each year because this day brings to mind one of the many bennies of being childfree: because the childfree don’t have kids, they have more time to devote to their relationships. As a result, like...Show More Summary

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