Category Archives: Politics

No Solar Leasing in Michigan?

This seriously burns my biscuits. Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about this incredibly good idea called Solar Leasing. In a nutshell, it’s renting solar panels. This alleviates [..]

Conservation, Geek, Household Modifications, Legislation, Politics, Sustainability, Water & Power Conservation , , ,

Whatever Shall We Do, Wherever Shall We Go?

For over a year, we’ve been buying our milk through a “herd share,” which, thanks to anti-food-sovereignty legislation (you could say it’s health and safety legislation, but that’s [..]

Chickens, Cow Share, Eggs, Food, Health, Planning, Politics , , , , , , ,

Tolerance & Compassion, Vorlons & Shadows

In the fall of last year, I made a promise to myself to be more tolerant of, and to espouse less anger toward people who are on the [..]

Musing, Personal Responsibility, Politics , ,

Should the Federal Government Stop Funding Public Broadcasting?

This morning on my too, too early Saturday commute to work, I had National Public Radio on (as I tend to have on 99% of the time when [..]

Commercialism, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Politics , , , , ,

Cleaning Up My Life

This post first appeared on my other blog, Confounded by Quilting, and basically cemented my desire to have a more appropriate blog title for the homesteady bits of [..]

Cleaning Products, Commercialism, Gluten-Free, Illness, Kombucha, Personal Hygiene, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Politics, Product Recommendations, Vegetarian , , , ,

And This is Why We Ask Questions

Armed with a charming demeanor and my zoning regulation printouts, I stormed the Township Hall this afternoon. Of course, by “stormed,” I mean I walked in and politely [..]

Chickens, Legislation, Planning, Politics ,

Impede me at your peril.

Over the last few months, I’ve developed a passion for nesting/homesteading rivaled only by a Pentecostal with a snake-bite kit. Everything about being more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly [..]

Chickens, Legislation, Planning, Politics