The weather is mad

As in crazy. Stir crazy.

Yesterday was a total fire ban. It was hot. Continue reading

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I thought it was supposed to be Summer

We’ve had the fire lit all week. Not during the day but each morning and in the evenings, the temperatures have been cool enough to warrant lighting the fire Continue reading

It has happened before and it is happening again

I had another attack of the fears last night. I know, I know, I really need to get this under control. 😦 The difference was last night I actually ran with it and tried to actually face precisely what I fear. It would help if I had exact details here but clearly my brain is happy to run with generalities. 😦 Continue reading

Fear and a veggie garden makeover

Last week I was working hard to clear my RSS feed of unread posts. I follow quite a few bloggers and some of them are rather prolific in their posts. 1 or more per day. Some are heavy bloggers, others light. Some fun, some permaculture, some cooking and basically a wonderful variety of information. Some days I can’t handle the heavy posters. I mean, how much doom and gloom can one handle? I KNOW the climate is going to hell in a handbasket. I KNOW our economy teeters on the brink of an all out and likely permanent collapse, or at least never to be recovered in the same way, and I KNOW that we are also on the slippery slope down the post peak oil slide. Some days I want information on just how screwed the world is. Other days I need to forget this so I can continue to function. Continue reading

There’s no tomorrow aka now I understand.

Thanks foodnstuff for your post. 🙂 Watching this short film “There’s no tomorrow” last night helped me bring all the pieces of the puzzle together. The problems facing our world are all interconnected and it’s a HUGE mix of different factors that I find overwhelming at times. Overpopulation, economic growth, global warming and climate change, fossil fuels and more. This film is easy to watch and easy to understand too and it brings all these issues together. Continue reading