Tag Archives: skills-and-readiness

Living in the Long Emergency

Living in the Long Emergency: Global Crisis, the Failure of the Futurists, and the Early Adapters Who Are Showing the Way Forward © 2020 Jim Kunstler288 pages In 2005, James Howard Kunstler penned The Long Emergency, building on his earlier … Continue reading

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Tuesday trifecta: hacking, prepping, and making shine

I’ve been dog & cat-sitting away from my computer since last week, and without a TV or computer to distract me I’ve been doing that ‘reading’ thing. First up, I read Just in Case, a prepping-for-newbies book the library acquired … Continue reading

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The Five Love Languages

The 5  Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Older subtitle: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate © 1992, 2010, 2015  Gary Chapman 208 pages What is a love language?   French is one, right? And Italian? ….no?  Oh, … Continue reading

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Of love languages, cunning critters, epic battles, and cows

Time for some mini-reviews! Read but not reviewed in the last week or so have been: The Heart of the 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? Frans de Waal Shiloh: A … Continue reading

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