Why Homesteads Are Getting Free Land & Where You Can Get Yours

HomesteadThe dream of homesteading is still as alive as it was when the first Americans headed West into the unknown. Today, children of all backgrounds are facing the reality of a lower set of opportunities and less protection than their parents had. This makes the idea of a completely sustainable property even more appealing. Unfortunately, the amount of land that was once available by the Homestead Act is much less than it once was. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t free land available if you know where to look (and where to apply). This is not a way to flip land, as it is only free if you build a home (up to the requirements of the town) within a certain amount of time. Otherwise you must give it back. Read on to find out more about taking advantage of free land opportunities. Continue reading “Why Homesteads Are Getting Free Land & Where You Can Get Yours”

Handgun Scenario Discussion #6

Handgun Scenario Discussion #6
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This is the last handgun scenario, and in a lot of ways the most likely to occur, as well as the most realistic.

In Tennessee it is not a legal requirement to inform a law enforcement officer of your carry permit and armed status. (In some states it is – so know your law). However, I believe it is a good idea. Like my CCW vs Open carry video I am making a distinction between your rights and what is the response that is most likely to shorten rather than lengthen your encounter with the police. If you choose not to inform them then that’s your right and your judgment, just know if they find out they will revert to their training and have to decide wither you are a threat to them before they can resume the discussion. Continue reading “Handgun Scenario Discussion #6”

Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It)

Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It)
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I was researching an Einstein quote (the one from the image to the left), and found a really cool website called Litemind.  This site “Explores ways to use our minds efficiently”.  After spending an hour or two reading the articles, I realized that it has some relevance to the self reliant.

The article on Einstein’s secret to amazing problem solving is one such article that I find to be very useful to those that want to think for themselves.

In the new world forming, resources are becoming limited – paradigms are shifting, and the ability to think is becoming less valued but more important to survival. Continue reading “Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It)”