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Mutual Aid Networks: Help Others and Help Yourself

Mutual aid networks are voluntary associations that you can join that provide many benefits. Among them, is to get help from your community when you need it. This could take the form of monetary assistance, emo...
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Two Weeks Into RV Living: Report

We've been really busy settling in.  When we weren't really busy, we were busy taking necessary mental health breaks.  Since the move, we have had a lot of surprises, which we'd like to share. Good surpris...
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Peace in a New Personal World

Over the weekend, we have nearly completed our move.  A move out of a 1000 square foot apartment in Scottsdale, Arizona into a 37' 5th wheel RV/trailer.  We had a lot of help from friends, so the main part of...
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Carpeted Ice Fishing Hut: Luxury Voluntaryism

Voluntaryists can live comfortably on a budget. The rejection of the financial system and the state comes at a price.  Monetary success must be relegated to honesty to one self and one's friends, loved ...
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Value Added Food

Like most of us in the local community, we have access to raw materials and tools.  In what way can you take your tools and your talents and add value to raw materials? In this post, I ask the question:...
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Rabbit Meat, Protein on the Cheap

In our society today, we are so disconnected from our food.  We don't grow it.  We don't know people who grow it.  Maybe we go to a farmers market, but we don't really know the farmers.  The Local Voluntary...