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Walking Barefoot

Barefoot

Recently, the satirical Facebook page Contrived Platitudes posted this image macro: While hilarious, it reminded me of the undue attention...

Excavated hole for IBC heat battery

On Sloth

It may seem odd to start a story on the perils of sloth with the digging of a hole. Still,...

Butchering Roadkill Deer

Roadkill

The telephone rang just as we were sitting down to lunch. “Oh good, you’re there. Found a deer in the...

The Revenant vs. The Martian

The Martian vs. The Revenant: Lessons for Existence

This article will discuss some specific plot points of the two films. If you haven’t seen one or t’other, you...

Laundry

I’m not single. I’m not social. I’m not rich. Which is to say that even if my small town did...

Impetus

This blog is all about practical self-sufficiency. It documents projects I have undertaken in order to live a more autonomous...