Expecting the Unexpected: How Survivalists Prep

by J. Lee Many people consider┬ásurvivalists who are also called preppers as those who wear tin foil hats. That is not a true assessment. It is never a waste of time to be prepared or to learn basic survival skills. The opinion of skeptics is of no surprise. Many prefer to take it one day at a time. They never think of scenarios when not being prepared could become a matter of life and death. They think crisis will never happen to them. I have had a survivalist mentality since…

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Nectarines and Other Miracles (Plus Recipes)

by Oletta Branstiter Would you like to witness a miracle? Plant a garden. Find some healthy soil, poke a hole in it and drop in a few vegetable seeds. Cover it back up, sprinkle a small handful of Epsom Salt on top and water it with your garden hose. Check on it every few days and add water if the soil seems parched. In about 14 days, you should see a cotyledon – the first two leaves that appear when a plant has started to grow. Soon, more leaves will…

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