"Avoid debt, except for your home mortgage. Pay that off as soon as possible too. (10 years beats 30 years.) Look at every bill every month and think of how to make it smaller. Drive a good used car that's both reliable…"
"First of all, it is manly to work. It is not manly to not work. There is honor in work. There is dishonor in laziness. The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
"It changes from month to month, or season to season. I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife. Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol. Before…"
"Different realities up here. If the power goes out during the summer, we're not too worried. If the power goes out during the winter, we might die. Food can just go outside and freeze solid and therefore keep. For water, we can just bring snow…"
"Milk and bread: every time it snows, I hear something along the lines of
which makes me think (but not say)
1. You were there too, so if it's stupid to be there the day before a snowstorm...
2. Weather report tells us…"