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Occupation Writer ... Bow-drill aficionado
Location Northeastern US
Introduction I'm growing roots, both figuratively and literally, in the suburbs of southern Maine with Deus Ex Machina, our great kids, a flock of suburban chickens, some whacky ducks, and a herd of rabbits.
Interests Local food, locavore, surburban homesteading, adapting in place, homeschooling, unschooling, reading, gardening, self-sufficiency, raising chickens, Peak Oil, frugal living, sustainability, raising rabbits, TEOTWAWKI, survivalism, bow-drill techniques
Favorite Movies The Princess Bride, Pirates of the Caribbean, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Earthling, Lord of the Rings
Favorite Music Alternative (Blues Traveler, Barenaked Ladies, Godsmack, Live, Candlebox), New Age, Classical, bluegrass, Nickel Creek, Iron Horse
Favorite Books The World According to Garp, Nine Hills to Nambonkaha, Your Organic Garden, The Stand, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, The Grapes of Wrath, Sister Carrie, Angela's Ashes, The Poisonwood Bible, Animal Vegetable Miracle, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Herbs, Last Light (by Alex Scarrow), The Road, Possum Living, Cider House Rules, The Long Emergency, Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series

You've been invited to a fancy ball but the only thing you have to wear is an orange wooly jumper. What shoes do you wear?

Duh! My birkenstocks! They go with everything, don't they?