thanks for all the support. bvh, the name is kind of an updated version of "don't put all your eggs in one basket" and it stems from looking around at the world and realizing that adage/wisdom has been pretty much ignored in our modern world; a total dependancy on a single
resource ie energy (oil), or mono-cropping, or finances, education etc. Society has generally put itself out on a limb, as recent economic and ecological disasters have shown, and not paying attention to the warning signs and/or ignoring the inevitablity of such an existence.
So in the future course of our lives we are trying to do what we can to instill a lifestyle of 'nosinglesource' in our lives. Energy/travel? wind
(aboard or on land). Finances? small work
annuity, market investments, real estate, etc. income
from the sweat of our brow and residual income
, as well as bartering. Food
? markets, local small scale farmers/ranchers, the sea, perhaps from our own piece of undeveloped land (future investment retirement/income source..
Ok..I'm soap boxing a bit now. lol
I'll step off and leave it at that. We come not to preach, but to sail.
On that note I am drinking from the firehose of learning
here and loving it!!
Matt n' Cindi