I have not been blogging much lately. I had the opportunity to go to Scotland with my mom. It was a good trip spiced with some health issues. Scotland is beautiful and the architecture through the centuries is spell binding. The history of the people is so rich and long that it is hard to […]

In a world that is becoming more difficult to understand, prepping and homesteading are becoming more practical. Having an emergency preparedness plan should be common place. So why is preparing for emergency considered crazy by mainstream media? Everyone becomes a critic. In response to the critics and the lack of emergency planning, preppers hide their […]

My grandparents used to sit in their kitchen and talk about the weather in a much different way than we do now. We say things like “it’s going to be a nice day” or “it will be a cold one”. When they talked about temperature it was in relation to how it effected the garden, […]

This morning when I looked at the weather app it was -23C (-10F) and the wind was blowing. Some might call this a blizzard but in Alberta it is known as poor driving conditions.  When it gets this cold and windy it is hard to keep warm when working or playing outside. Staying warm and […]