Saturday Linkages: Dig that Passive Solar Birdbath!


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A Veteran Gets Criminal Treatment and Censored over Chickens

Termite Ventilation – Natural Airconditioning 

Rhone Street Gardens: 2013…Looking Back

One-minute doc on a man’s love for thrifted sweaters – …

The Elderly in Modern Society 

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Of Skunks, Sauerkraut and Stoicism


We were honored when the nice folks behind Stoic Week 2013 asked us to write a blog post. It begins,

Practicality is why stoicism works so well as the philosophical operating system of urban homesteading. While Foucault and Hegel might help me navigate the epistemological frontier, when I’m staring at a carefully tended vegetable bed that just got destroyed by a skunk, you can bet I’ll reach for the Seneca.

Read the rest here.