About: Surviving Dystopia
Surviving Dystopia, What the heck does that mean?
In it’s most basic sense? “The art of Getting By”
In 1516 Sir Thomas Moore coined the word Utopia… In his book of the same name, he is describing a society possessing near perfect qualities…. Dystopia is described as the opposite of that, often characterized by dehumanization, totalitarian governments, disasters or some other cataclysmic decline in society.
George Orwell’s Dystopian novel 1984 was a classic example of such a society. Continue reading Surviving Dystopia, What the heck does that mean?
“To hear the phrase…”our only hope” always makes one anxious because it means that if the only hope doesn’t work, there is nothing left” –Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book
Dealing with anxiety on a daily basis is tough enough without adding into the mix some kind of SHTF scenario. Where now, not only are you worried about feeding your family and taking care of daily issues, there is now the unknown factor to consider. Continue reading Anxiety, it creeps in when you least expect it
Awakened from their slumber your family hears sirens. As little Suzie emerges from her room carrying her Blankie, crying for her mommy, a loud siren races by. Continue reading The New Prepper Overload
Something to think about while prepping is your pets. Ok, so you have remembered that dear Fido or Fluffy needs food too, BUT….
You have decided you’re going to shelter in place and you have stored up food for your fuzzy family members and think you have considered them in your plans. But, what if your location becomes compromised and you find yourself bugging out. Have you considered a Bug Out Bag for them?? Continue reading Remembering your pets
There is much chatter about “get out of the cities” and “Buy Rural Land”. I’m a huge advocate of these philosophies and am working on building mine even now.
So… now you’ve decided it is for you and you sit scratching your head wondering “where do I start?” Continue reading Homesteading: Finding the right land