Thursday August 3, 2023 – Full Moon Phase – illumination, realization, fulfillment, shadow, relationships, experience – Moon in PISCES – – Retrograde Planets 2023 – R – Pluto – May 1 – Oct 11 R- Saturn – Jun 17 – Nov 4 R – Neptune – Jun 30 – Dec 6Continue Reading

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 – Full Moon Phase – illumination, realization, fulfillment, shadow, relationships, experience – Moon in ARIES – – Retrograde Planets – Saturn, Pluto, Neptune, Chiron, Jupiter, Uranus – Best Days (from the Farmer’s Almanac) – Oct 11th – Jar Jams/Jellies, Paint, Dig Post Holes, Mow to Slow Growth, Slaughter, Advertise to Sell, Ask for LoanContinue Reading

Tuesday July 13, 2021 – Crescent Moon Phase  –challenge, growth, struggle, expansion – Moon in Virgo – Retrograde Planets – Pluto, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune – Planetary Alignments – Earth – Venus – Mars – Best Days (from the Farmer’s Almanac) –  July 13th – 14th – Wax Floors, Cut Firewood, Kill Plant Pests, Dig Holes, MowContinue Reading

Tuesday June 29, 2021 – Disseminating Moon Phase  – share, demonstrate, teach, learn, feed back – Moon in Pisces – Retrograde Planets – Pluto, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune – Best Days (from the Farmer’s Almanac) –  June 28th – 29th –Brew Beer, Can Fruits and Vegetables, Potty Train, Wean, Mow to Slow Growth, Castrate Farm Animals, GoContinue Reading

Thursday April 30, 2020 – 1st Quarter Moon Phase (@4:38 PM EST): step out, take action, breaking away, expression – Moon in Virgo – Sun in Taurus – Best Days (from the Farmer’s Almanac) – Cut Firewood, Mow to Increase Growth, Dig Holes, Paint, Get Married, Entertain Friends, Host a Party, Travel for Pleasure, Kill Plant Pests – GardeningContinue Reading


A funny thing happened on the way to the Quora today. I came across a funny question that somehow brought these things together. The Question: If humans disappear, and the only thing that survives is a Harry Potter book, would a species discovering it believe that it’s actual history? YouContinue Reading

National Preparedness Month

September has been declared National Preparedness Month by the US government. This observance is sponsored by FEMA, and is annually renewed by the President like all of the other super important Observance days and months, like National Ice Cream Day and National Donut Day. So many of these things areContinue Reading

Last week we received about 4 inches of rain. We were stuck in an east coast weather pattern that brought tons of moisture up the coast from the Gulf of Mexico. And while our little town is about 20 miles from the real deluge and flooding, we got our fairContinue Reading

Getting Out by Ryan Westfield

Getting Out by Ryan Westfield My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s great when you find the right book at the right time. And as I am writing a blog myself that focuses on prepping, its so much fun to see all the things I am researching and writing aboutContinue Reading

Part of the reason for creating the garden at our suburban home is to bring us all a little closer to nature.  They are similar to the reasons given by preppers and people afraid of the possibility of a coming zombie apocalypse. And since I read and watch a lotContinue Reading