The information and ideas presented in this post are from teachings and skills Tom Brown, Jr., learned from the Lipan Apache Shaman and elder Stalking Wolf, who mentored Tom a decade. We can learn to develop a relationship with the Earth that becomes an ongoing communication and a form of mutual healing. The lessons and skills of nature awareness, wilderness survival and a philosophy of living with the Earth focus on how to cultivate a caretaker approach.
It is said that everybody talks about the weather but no one does anything about it. Here is the reason we all talk about it and hints on what to do about it.
One of the secrets of healthy dogs is to feed them healthy food, and raw meat is their natural diet.
A video guide to making the fire-starting tinder that has worked best for me the past two decades, whatever the weather.
Which fire starting tool works best - or at all?
TERA-Light is a perpetually renewable fire starter that requires no batteries, no chemicals — only air and organic plant material!
With all the TV shows depicting "survival", I will sort through the various groups and argue that the reality shows are far from reality.
A landrace market farmer’s perspective on survival seed banks. Part Two – Suggestions about the types and quantities of seeds to include in an emergency seed bank.
Tornado, facts, myths, and tips to help you make the right decision when facing a possible tornado strike.
How living more sustainably can save you in an emergency.
Rather than toiling away with annuals, consider creating an edible perennial food forest.
How we stay busy in the winter even though we live at 4200', three miles off the road, and somewhat isolated.
Car tips for prepping and survival for driving in extreme winter weather.
Why “hot and humid” doesn’t have to equal “sad and lifeless.”
An update to the refrigerator root cellar and how the Thermo Cube is keeping it from dipping below the freezing point and how we decided to start a terrace system to make more flat spots in a chicken pasture that's on a hillside that is steep.
Are you able to face any situation that comes your way with the knowledge that you will survive the adversity? Challenge yourself to become an overcomer!
Are the grasshoppers devouring the garden that you are working so hard to keep alive? I say fight fire with fire!
The ground hog may be signalling an early end to winter, but today's a day to stay in with good food, an arsenal of craft projects and a warming bath.