Monthly Archives: August 2013

for fun at doggy park

just for fun !

Zelda at doggy park, this is the first time she ever played tug with another dog that I know of. She was also gentle to this little fellow while playing as well.

cane corso cross playing tug with a little beagle in dog park

Zelda playing tug with little dog

 

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Got Milk

When you are having a bad day with Asthma issues, stop at grocery store and buy your favourite non cow milk you expect to be able to drink it not puke it out as it is curdled bad!!!

People were wondering how I was doing, how is that for an answer! Plus the new meds to help me deal with the Fibromyalgia/Arthritis/Breathing/Feet issues are still giving me problems, so all in all I guess that I am normal.

KEEP SMILING LIE AND SAY EVERYTHING IS FINE

ps. as an addendum I just noticed a lot of those little bugs you get in a kitchen. Could not find any food dropped or behind something or bad either. Well I picked up the raisin bread, stuck my hand in to get a couple of slices for lunch and was swarmed! Bread is two days old, now in the garbage, so food and me are not on speaking terms right now until I get an apology or break down and need more food. (sounds kinda like a bad marriage!!)

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Header Imagery

This is a silly post, a post on my header pics so nothing more than just a smile for me and hopefully for some of you as well.

The Top two, are considerations for the next header, though I am not sure where I will go after the current Header Image.

raindrops

Sunbathing Dog

The two on top of this line are maybe Header Images

The next sets are in order of appearance from Newest to oldest.

pioneer village in Pickering Ontario, Blacksmiths shop

pioneer village in Pickering Ontario, Blacksmiths shop

clouds

exploring in the farm

The end of my Driveway Scenery, field of wheat with trees in the forground to the right and in the background

The end of my Driveway Scenery

Northern Ontario Sunset, oranges and reds ontop of water, looking like fire water

Northern Ontario Sunset

Most in the forest illuminated in the center from the sunshine above

Most in the forest illuminated in the center from the sunshine above

stock image WordPress for header, blue trees with frost

stock image WordPress for heater

Well the only similarity for the Header pics are that they are Horizontal and taken by me, except for the blue tree image supplied by WordPress.

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A Revolutionary Moment rebloged

I like this as well and will Reblog this too! Thank you for being so thoughtful and insightful grammomsblog!

Re-blogged with permission from Adbusters May 28, 2013 ‘World War 3 is Nigh’by Steve Biddulph, Adjunct Professor of Counselling at Cairnmillar Institute, Melbourne, Australia and author of Raising GirlsRaising Boys, and The New Manhood, among others. He lives in the Tamar Valley. This is an excerpt from his article in the Tasmanian Times.

http://grammomsblog.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/a-revolutionary-moment/

https://www.adbusters.org/blogs/world-war-3-nigh.html

http://www.stevebiddulph.com/Site_1/Home.html

http://tasmaniantimes.com/index.php?/article/the-next-war-wont-have-guns/

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“World War One, we are told, began with the shooting of an Archduke. Within four years, eight million men were dead. It was a clash of empires, fought over coalfields and colonies, there was no good side, despite what the chaplains on both sides said. The men and boys from a hundred thousand villages were poured into the grinder because they were available, the surplus harvest of empire.”

“The Second World War arose from the injustice of the first. Poverty and shame drove people to Fascism. This time the whole planet was a battlefield. 40 million died.”

“The Cold War that followed hung in the balance through thirty years of nuclear threat, which we carefully and gradually stepped back from. We are learning.”

“The Third World War will not be fought with guns. It’s the battle for the earth, not its ownership this time, but its existence. Who would have thought that of all the shortages our profligate living would lead to, it would be the very coolness and calmness of our planet’s skies. ”

“Today unprecedented storms, droughts, fires, floods and famines, have begun to stalk the earth. Both the Russian, and American wheat crops have failed in two consecutive years. (The Arab Spring was driven not by democracy but by hunger – food prices worldwide have doubled, and the poor are the ones who take the brunt). Farmers are right now walking off West Australian wheat farms through endless drought. There is a single cause to all of this; atmospheric carbon is now higher than for millions of years. We have passed the safe point of 350 ppm, at which temperature growth can be contained, and are headed for 400 and beyond – there isn’t an upper limit. The result is that the radiative cooling power of the atmosphere is being lost. ”

“ It’s called “greenhouse” for a reason. Shut the doors on a greenhouse, let it broil in the sun, and you will know what that means.”

“ Every season brings its dangers now; the TV news is like a disaster movie. And fortunately, finally, people are starting to wake up. ”

“A conflict of massive proportions has already begun. Fossil fuel industries are the most powerful industries in the world, and they aren’t going to be stopped by legislation or negotiation, at least, not in time. So we need a new, different kind of war.”

“The Third World War will be fought not with guns, but with people putting their finances, their energies, their arguments, their boycotts, and probably their bodies in the way of the coal trains and ships and the mines that feed them. It will be a war of the little against the big. Big Coal, Big Oil, Big Food, and Big Media. All have grown fat while we fed at their table. Not realizing the cost of our holidays in Bali, our kid’s school trips to Paris, our commutes to football matches interstate or jobs two thousand miles from home. Our tank-like cars and airconditioned McMansions broiling in the sun. Our agriculture that is nothing more than oil turned into fertilizer turned into food. ”

“ Its such a revolutionary moment. Everything that anyone cares about – animals, wilderness, farming, refugees, peace, safety, freedom from terrorism, health, culture, heritage, but most of all – our children’s and their children’s ability to eat, breathe, support themselves, and not die in chaos, depends on this one single cause. ”

“If you are reading this and aged under forty, you may see billions of needless deaths in your lifetime, including perhaps your own. Because of the inescapable reality of this, almost beyond our cognitive powers to absorb, we have to stop the carbon madness. ”

“There has to be a transition, considered, phased, and rational, but above all planetary and radically fast. We have to execute a 180 degree turn in how we run the world’s machine.”

“My generation has seen and created change. We’ve stopped wars, we’ve faced down corporations and won. We’ve gotten rid of bad politicians and consigned the two party duopoly to the garbage bin of history. Like many of my activist friends I am old, and feel the freedom of not overly caring about my own comfort. Future generations becomes more and more the center of our concerns. ”

“I believe that nonviolence is essential, that gentle means must always be used first, and second and third. But gentle means can also be powerful, and absolute. We would not stand by and let murder happen without stepping in. Thats exactly what is happening when coal ships sail from our shores on their journey to creating famine, fire and flood. I don’t know what to do. But I am starting to ask around. ”

“The Third World War will be for the earth, and I know whose side I am on. ”

Steve Biddulph is an Adjunct Professor of Counselling at Cairnmillar Institute, Melbourne, and author of Raising Girls, Raising Boys, and The New Manhood. He lives in the Tamar Valley. This is an excerpt from his article on the Tasmanian Times.

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On my way to Buroak.ca

So, soon I will be on my way to visit with Lucas the fellow who runs Buroak Wilderness Adventures

This is to take a look at his camp setup and see one of his demos and instruction seminars for a follow-up review.  There will be some photos and hopefully a video or two for the review.

See you soon or pop on over to Buroak Wilderness Adventures and we will see you there along with Zelda the Prepper Dog (sort of like a guide dog but she brings me sticks he he )!
Cheers ~wild_E

p.s.. he will soon have some advertising space at CanAmPreppers.net as well as at the forum !

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Canampreppers.net Free Book Giveaway

Wilderness Return

1st Free Giveaway to all Members with more than 5 posts
Free Giveaway to all Members with more than 5 posts

All current and new members qualify for the giveaway.

The details: Since by rmactsc has decided to give all proceeds to the Wounded Warriors group for the next few days, I thought it would be nice to have a giveaway. This will help the Wounded Warriors Fund and help one of our members as well.

Roger does not know about this idea of the Giveaways until he reads this post, we did not know of him donating all royalties until he posted that on his blog either. This is a Win Win situation for all of us.  (This is just the first giveaway that is going to happen this year! stay tuned)

The giveaway is all 5 of rmactsc Roger Abramsky’s books, so 1 for every post if…

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