First let me start with a disclaimer... the following link is a rather long commercial promoting a food survival system.
However, the method is so extraordinary and the cost is so low (currently $37) that I think it would be selfish of me not to pass it on. The system (Aquaponics) promises to provide unlimited food during a crisis even if you have limited space, and it's guaranteed to be so easy to build that even a 12 year old can do it.
If you haven't started prepping or you don't even know what that is, do yourself a favor and watch this video.
Several readers alerted us to a forum thread at Survivalist Boards that centered around an individual named Selco who spent several years in a city setting during the complete collapse of Bosnia circa 1992.
Struggling to make ends meet? Your yard could be a source of food and income for you.
There is one family that is actually producing 6000 pounds of produce on just 1/10th of an acre right in the middle of Pasadena, California. In fact, they grow so much food that they are able to sell much of it to restaurants in the area.
I've lived through a lifetime of trauma that probably would've killed most people. I've survived the suicides of 2 siblings, years of physical and emotional abuse, divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, health issues etc., etc.
Fortunately, I found my way to the Unity Church 25 years ago and have been on a self-improvement/spiritual path ever since. I've been choosing positive thoughts to 'deliberately create' a better life. Even so, adversity is persistent.
The following URL leads to an inspiring view of our current world situation written as a blog by Juan Santos. I have not heard of him before running across this piece this morning, but hope you will take time to read his words.
I found this article at Der Spiegel online. Below are just the opening paragraphs, along with the link to the full text. While we rhapsodize about harmonics and convergences and other stuff that I frankly do not understand (silly unevolved human that I am), here is what is spreading across the world. Where are we when the shit hits the fan?