What is preparedness? In this context I am referring to being prepared for weather related emergency situations primarily. To me, being prepared is about keeping my lifestyle and family functioning safely and comfortably no matter what the situation is around us. As I write this in 2021, a year into the post Covid world, along … Continue reading What is preparedness?
I am often told by people that they wish they could garden but don't have the space. This often isn't true. Even in apartments and town homes with no yards, you can still grow your own produce. Start supplementing your produce or even take charge of your food security and provide your family with fresh … Continue reading Victory Gardens
This garden was an experiment in many ways. First, we have never grown a winter garden. Second, since we missed the regular planting times for a late summer garden this ended up being a autumn/fall garden. Now we do not have much of a fall in southeast Texas. It's more of a relaxed summer. The … Continue reading Fall 2020 Garden
This will be a write-up with the successes and failures of the summer 2020 garden. I have been asked how we went about building our garden several times now. So I figured I'd make a post about the whole thing. This is our first garden at our new house. We moved in during the late … Continue reading Summer 2020 Garden
The time has arrived for an overhaul of an old work horse. This Savage 10 had a good long run in its factory configuration. But as the years have passed technology has advanced, and its time for this rifle to catch up. The base for the build was an 18" heavy barrel, chambered in .308 … Continue reading Savage Project: Part 1 The Rebuild