"Self-sufficiency does not mean 'going back' to the acceptance of a lower standard of living. On the contrary, it is the striving for a higher standard of living, for food that is organically grown and good, for the good life in pleasant surroundings... and for the satisfaction that comes from doing difficult and intricate jobs well and successfully." John Seymour ~ Self Sufficiency 2003

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Mid-to-end April 2017

Bearing in mind that we are supposed to be in mid-winter in just over 2 months time, I have absolutely no comment to make about this...

Mid-April 2017 predicted temperatures
... apart from the fact that this is not usual.  Not usual at all...

Add to that these rainfall figures, and you know exactly what is happening here...
The rainfall figures so far this year are very, very worrying...

All that will help is prayers.  Lots and lots and lots of prayers.  Please.


  1. Dani-that is incredible for temps (and thank you Google for converting that for me! ( Damn Americans--we never did "get" metric system)
    Will be doing multiple rain dances a day and sending them your way.

  2. Sue beat me to it! that dang Sue! but Dani - just know that we will start nekkid rain dancing again this afternoon and all evening - before we get in the hottub and in the middle of hottubbing when we get too hot we'll do more nekkid raindancing for you until you get some rain. i just hope we don't nekkid raindance too much - bahahahah!

    but we WILL be doing it! sending much love your way! your friend,

    1. Hello, from that dang Sue!

    2. Hello back Sue...i've been lurking around your blog...being that you are in northern michigan is pretty much like living in canada...so a big canadian hug for you. now that we have formally met, i will add you to our blogroll and not be shy about leaving comments.

      thanks for introducing me to another friend Dani!

    3. Lol - now EFSA has become a "hitch up" spot?? Love it :D

      Thanks kymber - nekkid rain dancing and plain rain dancing - together with a whole bunch of prayers - much appreciated :)

  3. me and "that dang Sue" got ya covered Dani! xox

  4. There is more to come


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