Aquaponics Preppers Style (Video)

Preppers: “Individual or group that prepares or makes preparations in advance of, or prior to, any change in normal circumstances or lifestyle without significant reliance on other persons (i.e., being¬†self-sufficient), or without substantial assistance from outside resources (e.g. government) in order to minimize the effects of that change on their current lifestyle.” (from Wikipedia)

With 2012 looming, I thought now would be a perfect time to talk about preppers, or neo-survivalists. These folks go to extreme measures to be able to survive on their own, believing¬†apocalyptic, end of the world scenarios are upon us. Although they go well beyond what most of us would do, there’s lots of self-sustaining knowledge to be learned. For most of us, it is not unlikely that we will be without power for a day, or a week due to severe flooding, snow or other storms. Is your household prepared?

In this video, one prepper talks about his very large aquaponics system.

Looking back: A year of travelling in review

Looking back: A year of travelling in review

So 2011 brought a lot of unexpected twists and turns, but through it all I was able to do my true passion in life: travel.

Opportunity is not a lengthy visitor.  Into the Woods

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past few years it’s to be flexible. Being resilient doesn’t mean keeping the status quo, but instead rolling with the inevitable waves of change. When an opportunity presents itself, don’t think – just take it. It may not be the path that you thought, but it will be a good one. Trust me.

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