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2020 in Review

Well, we’re finally to the last day of 2020, and I think many of us are ready for a fresh start. We may or may not get it, but here’s hoping, at least! Here’s a quick run-down of what I’ve been up to, on my own and with my family: January: My husband and I, along with several good friends, successfully completed a week-long NRA training intensive to usher in the new year. I became…

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Everybody Loves a Wonky Altar

I’m not sure if I need more coffee this morning, or maybe should have had a bit less – but reading this article about the 1,800 year old altar to Pan found in a Byzantine church in Israel brought out the mom in me. I picture the situation a little like this: Other gods and goddesses: “It’s outside the lines and sloppy. The lettering isn’t right. Wow. Some altar. I think your followers got into…

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Customer Service – How to Be a Kind Customer, Pt. 1

Since our move, a bunch of companies have started sending me mail again – that I don’t want to receive. This includes catalogs (which cost them quite a bit to print and mail) and even a magazine subscription (which I canceled almost two years ago, and they suddenly started sending again – to the new address I never gave them!). One is even a nonprofit, so each mailing costs them money better used for other…

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New Family Preparedness Book from Morgan Rogue

If you aren’t already familiar with Rogue Preparedness, you’re in for a treat! Well known for her YouTube channel, Morgan also has a steady stream of great information going out via her website and social media channels like Instagram. She has released several eBooks already, and I’m excited to share her brand new release with you – not only because it’s an awesome book, but because I had the pleasure of providing her with some…

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Prepare Anywhere: Is Your Family Prepared for Your Death?

If 2020 has raised concerns for you about estate planning, but you’ve worried your family will find the topic off-putting or morbid, the holidays may be the time to address the issue. Whether we’re gathering in person or virtually, this is the perfect time to tell our loved ones how much we love them, and to plan for their (or our) future. I’m honored to have an article posted today at The Organic Prepper about…

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