Tag Archives: 2016 presidential election

“Prepping” for the election: It’s a thing!

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Whether inspired by Thoreau or the current state of affairs, there’s no denying that there’s a movement afoot in Maine and across the United States toward self-sufficiency. But, for some, self-sufficiency feels more urgent now than ever. My husband and I began a few years ago moving toward a more self-sufficient lifestyle. We’re making progress […]

Surviving this election: Getting back to where life makes sense

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I really, really need this election to be over. I really, really need everyone to just get along. I’m stressed out and in a worry. I can’t stand to be on Facebook. I feel ideologically betrayed by my own family. And I’m so stressed that even my husband told me to settle down last week. […]