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John C’s Resume of Failure

J$ over at Budgets Are Sexy laid down the gauntlet to publish a resume of failures to balance out the record in terms of success.  Naturally we tend to advertise our successes much much more than our failures, it’s just human nature. Our failures get buried in the backyard and …

Being Thankful For Plenty

I can’t tell you how many times a day I have a thought cross my mind that I don’t have enough.  I don’t have enough cash in savings. I certainly don’t have enough in retirement funds.  I don’t have enough to pay off my house…etc.  It’s so easy to focus …

Growing A Food Forest In Michigan

A forest garden is just what it says, a garden in the forest.  A forest garden is designed using mostly native species to provide abundant supplies of food using perennial plants.  Over the long term a forest garden should be extremely low maintenance compared to traditional gardening methods, while providing …