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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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A simple Machine re-blogged

Please follow the re-blogged link this is a very powerful and positive message. — I did not write the message, just helping to spread the word!!
ps.. it is a great website so take a peek around and subscribe, so positive for the planet and the people who live on it, maybe they will learn to live with the planet, soon.

Powerful message from an African Man on Learning

Excerpt ; “I looked at my father and looked at those dry fields; it was a future I could not accept. I was determined to do everything possible to receive an education. A book put knowledge in my hands. It said, ‘windmill could pump water and generate electricity’. Pumping water meant irrigation, a defence against hunger. So I decided to build a windmill. Many people, including my mother, said I was crazy

Self Talk is mostly from others that we replay in our heads and it affects our psyche and hearts. I suffer from this as well, as was pointed out recently to me by an Old Dear Friend. So trying to get rid of those “Self Talk thoughts that rattle around in there, when I let them, whether I want to or not” Out Demons out!!


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Food Forests or Producing Hedgerows-Farmgal Style.

Food Forests or Producing Hedgerows-Farmgal Style..

Ok, here is FarmGal’s 2nd instalment on the lectures this past weekend on a course for Permaculture in Ottawa Ontario Canada.

Hope you enjoy, also look to back postings for more info on Permaculture and Permy links.

cheers WR or WildE

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Ottawa Permaculture 21 April

Hi all,
just got this in my inbox, it is last minute as in this weekend !!!!
Last Minute Permaculture Meeting Low $$ Ottawa area
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 09:15 – 17:30
Location: Gloucester (Ottawa)
Cost: Requested donation $10 to $20
Gathering the local permaculture community
Hosted by Permaculture Institute of Eastern Ontario & Permaculture Ottawa

This is a message I received from one of the organizers of the event…

Dear Friends,

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the [b]Permaculture Convergence next Saturday, April 21! [/b]Please do bring:
* your own mug for tea and coffee (we’ll provide the tea and coffee)
* paper and pen for notetaking
* flyers/business cards about your permaculture-related events, projects and organisations

* Saturday, April 21, 9:15am to 5:30pm.
* Requested donation $10 to $20 at the door. All profits will go to support permaculture-related projects in the community.
* For folks who have not already taken a permaculture course, we strongly encourage you to attend the 9:30am workshop “What is Permaculture? An Intro to Permaculture Principles”. This is meant to give people a good overview of what permaculture is, as a foundation for the rest of the day.
* For the schedule and more details, visit: http://eonpermaculture.ca/convergence-2012

* The Convergence is being held at Lester B. Pearson High School, 2072 Jasmine Crescent in Gloucester. Here’s the map: http://g.co/maps/c8x58
* It is POSSIBLE that the school will opt to keep the main doors locked during the day for security reasons. We will have volunteers at our Welcome Table at the main doors at the following times to welcome guests and open the doors! That said, please note the following “door times” to help facilitate your smooth and easy arrival! (We appreciate that the school is donating the space for this community event, and we are doing our best to be flexible with their needs.)


* We plan to have 1 hour for lunch and to restart promptly at 1:30pm with the introduction to the Open Space Technology forum. We encourage you to bring a bagged lunch to save time and make the most of networking. There are also a couple of places nearby to get food.

* In our afternoon Open Space Technology forum as well as during lunch, we hope you’ll share about your permaculture-related projects, events and organisations. Our intention is for this community to become a resource to support one another in learning and getting more involved. We invite you to bring flyers, business cards, etc. to hand out.

For more information…


More info on their activities.. http://eonpermaculture.ca/

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Teaching WordPress

Hello everyone,
Sitting here in McDonald's teaching Virginia WordPress and how to set up a site. 

The difference from a regular website and a wordpress site is the ease in setup and the ease in updating. Another great feature is the advantage of posts and sending updates from your cell phone to the site.

linking photos

cougar tracks in snow from Someone else! not my photo

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