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The PSE outage line reports 700,000 estimated without power in their service area, and days if not a week to restore power to everyone. … but, you know, at least that power generator you bought for Y2K is useful now … as long as your gas supply holds out. Get your syphon ready to pull… Continue reading Welcome to a taste of post-abundance
Via Communication Nation, “Beware of experts, wizards and consultants“: “Experts usually mean well, but they often don’t dwell in the world of reality.” And the expert doesn’t usually have a long term relationship with the entity they are “helping” with advice. That means that they are likely ill-equiped to handle long-term, systemic issues such as… Continue reading “Hello, I must be going!” – Marx, Patron Saint of Consultants
Via Cascadia Scorecard Weblog, “Survive Locally“: Of a vegetarian diet comprised of foods only found within 100 miles: “It turns out itâ€™s both difficult and expensive. Local grains donâ€™t exist, except for a few heritage grains. Yes, there are local free-range cows and chickens, but the animals are raised on non-local feed. In summer, BC’s… Continue reading The trials of the Hundred Mile Diet.