From Democracy Now: Army Unit to Deploy in October for Domestic Operations Beginning in October, the Army plans to station an active unit inside the United States for the first time to serve as an on-call federal response in times of emergency. The 3rd Infantry Divisionâ€™s 1st Brigade Combat Team has spent thirty-five of the… Continue reading Martial Law Is Here and Money Doesnt Exist
I could have waded across a couple shallow rivers and streams, walked a few miles, and come out across the river from a boat launch that’s very busy for hunting season, but I wanted to get my boat out of the water before things freeze up. Also, even though it’s been raining and raining the… Continue reading Adventures in Coming Out Of The Woods
“Tara?” He’s asking, tentative. He looks absolutely the same, plus facial hair. “Omigoddess, I haven’t seen you in years!! How are you?” “I’m married and I have six kids now! This is my oldest daughter, Rain.” “Wow… to that same woman? The one that was writing the book?” Yeah, the same woman. They built two… Continue reading Meeting in a Coffee Shop
Bro, working hard to dislodge a Big Stick the beavers stuck in the mud at the bottom of the river: Bear poop for DeAnna: Where the beaver have been hard at work: (I’m trying to upload more, but it’s taken most of my battery power to upload these. Maybe I’ll do more tomorrow.)
I’m home again! Going to town turned out to be more of an adventure than I’d thought. After I threw everything in the boat I jumped in, pushed off, and went to start the engine (guys who are about to tell me what I’m doing wrong: relax – the water basically doesn’t move here, and… Continue reading Home again!
I have an “opportunity” to make stripper money (low end stripper money, but still, stripper money) at a real job here in the city a few hours from where I live. It would be a job doing something I enjoy and am pretty good at, but still. A job. Being told what to do. Having… Continue reading Decision time (or, budgetting backwards in my new life)
In my new life my boats ride to town just called. He’s going tomorrow. You see, Helga doesn’t have a hitch, so in order to get to town to get fixed, my boat has to catch a ride behind Someone Elses Truck. That someone else just called, and I have to get all my stuff… Continue reading Loving Every Detail
This was a weekend getaway kind of place for the people I bought it from, so they left all their weekend getting away stuff here. Also, there are things which belonged to the original owner, who died. This place has a pretty cool history, tho I haven’t figured it all out yet. Here are some… Continue reading Things in my new cabin
The loud snort of an otter wakes me and I open my eyes: light, that means morning. Bro is on my leg. “Morning,” I tell him. “Bro, morning.” He snores. I move my leg a little and he looks at me, then creeps up for morning snuggles. He still crawls in bed even though we’re… Continue reading Look, I made the electricity work! I can blog!