Archive for March 2015 – Page 2

Living the Life

What does that really mean? Does it mean you are financially independent? Does it mean you have good health? It actually is different for everyone.

Sure we all say we would like to win a lottery and have good health to enjoy it, but would that be “living the life”? Not for me. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to be totally poverty-stricken and in bad health, I just think there is more to life.

So here at Earth Mavin, I have been doing everything I can to keep my mind alert, my body healthy, my creature comforts minimal and my loved ones close. I have learned there are many ways we can take a piece out of our busy lives and enjoy people, places and things, before they are gone.

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Making Water Safe

drop of water

Water is essential to life, mostly for drinking, but for many other

aspects of daily living. We clean produce, dishes, kids, and clothes. We water gardens, pets and cook with water. Most of us take water for granted.

The drought in the West this past year shows just how quickly water reservoirs, rivers, streams and tanks can go dry. An electrical failure took out our water treatment plant for 2 days. So it does not have to be a full-blown catastrophe to leave you without water.

There are ways to be prepared for a possible water shortage, at least for a short time. But no matter what way you find to hold water, you want to make sure it is potable and fit for human consumption.  Read More→