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Hurricane Force Storm


We had a real freak of a storm in January. The power was out, but not that I really cared - in the beginning. My lamps were aglow and the fire was crackling in the wood cook stove. The wind blew so hard I could hear it roaring inside the log walls of our house. Even […]

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What Disaster Looks Like…


Catch a glimpse of New York from the street level where Hurricane Sandy hit. See the love of Helping Hands:                                                                                                 http://vimeo.com/53357089 <iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/53357089?badge=0&amp;color=fad728” width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen>   http://vimeo.com/53357089″>Hurricane Sandy Helping Hands</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/joshuabrown”>Joshua Brown</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> Be a friend by sharing…

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Millions without Power for 4th day!


After several severe storms swept the eastern US scattering debris and downing power lines, many people are suffering from ‘power-withdrawal’ as well as from a heat wave. This reminds me why I want to be more self-sufficient. A hundred years ago we wouldn’t have been so perplexed by the worry that the power might go out. […]

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