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Self-sufficient Country Living




   Do your needs keep your nose to the grindstone?  Do you feel 
   like you are a captive to the 9 to 5 lifestyle?  Do you feel 
   like it is a treadmill from which there is no hope of rescue?  
   Do you dream of a life without bosses, in which you would grow 
   or make everything you would need for living?  Like to live out 
   in the clean air and good country like the pioneers did on 
   their homesteads?  Have you wondered if it would really be 
   possible and practical to live in a totally self-sufficient way 
   like this? 



 Image:  Living a self-sufficient life out in the country.  
    Living in a house you built yourself; growing your own food; 
    raising some chickens, geese, rabbits, goats and perhaps 
    some other livestock; selling some of your produce for 
    pocket cash.  Out of the rat race with no bosses to put up 
    with, no frustrating commutes in rush hour traffic, no rent 
    payments to make. 

 Q. To what extent is the above image a practical possibility?  
    To what extent is it just an impractical, unachievable pipe 
    dream?  What would be the drawbacks to this kind of life?  
    How idyllic would such a life be? 


Select from the following:

Attaining an independent and self-sufficient lifestyle

Endless wants put people on a treadmill

How cheaply can one eat?

On how little cash income can one live?

Technology is an illusion

Cost of operating a motor vehicle

A difference in mentality

Hidden costs

People put themselves on a treadmill

Is it cost-effective to raise livestock and grow your own food?

Advantages of a self-sufficient life in the country

Basic convictions and assumptions that rule my mind and thought

Food staples for the self-sufficient homestead

Items for which cash would be needed in a self-sufficient homestead

Self-sufficient lifestyle

On farming

Raising livestock on the homestead

Life of "Little House on the Prairie" family

The art of living on little

Efficiency on the homestead

Houses for self-sufficient living

The one-room house with no electricity or modern conveniences --- the lifestyle of mankind throughout the ages

They cost too much

Foods of man

Self-sufficient living

Topics in a course on self-sufficient country living

The system keeps people on a treadmill

Cost of food

How little can one live on?

On health

Ten commandments for frugal living

A cautionary note to my readers


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