Why Resilience is Important in Our Lives

When we decided to start this blog it was the result of over 15 years of working to build resiliency into our lives.  Of course we didn’t call it that at first.  We were just called ourselved homemakers and then later in the process homesteaders. Maybe I had a stronger than normal self reliance bent based on years of being being […]

Hello world!

Audrey and Mark are Online! Wow, we have been talking about this for so long and we are finally here. Our goals are simple and yet profound… To share our experiences in building a resilient home for ourselves and our family… To provide encouragement and advice to those who choose to follow the same path… […]

  • Favorite Quotes

    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
    -Robert Heinlein

    One extends one's limits only by exceeding them.
    -Chinese Saying