Tag Archives: preparedness

June Is Here And You Better Be Ready For It!

Tony Teolis/ June 15, 2015/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

6-13-15 Notice the Finish Area sign! Six months later it’s time to measure the commitment to get in shape for a Tough Mudder. I’m sure it will be fine. I’ve surpassed bigger preps in shorter times but this one is for the books. Which is why its here. Tough Mudder training requires time. Time to train, time to train harder and

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Episode-269- The Front Yard Food Forest

Tony Teolis/ March 15, 2015/ Gardens/ 0 comments

Front Yard Permaculture Its been 3 Years since I tried to grow in the front yard. For more on that visit Episode-55- Grow Food Not Lawns But Not In The Front Yard  Since I’ve learned so much especially about swales and guilds and birds and bees and flowers and butterflies in the backyard it’s time to turn on the green in the

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Episode-267- Inside The Hugel Keyhole Garden

Tony Teolis/ March 5, 2015/ Gardens/ 0 comments

This video show the hugel keyhole garden 5 months from its construction. A lot of effort went into the design and implementation but it is something that happens once. No tilling will ever be necessary as the contents of this garden are welcome call signs to the variety of life that now live inside. Worms and bacteria and other critters

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Amazing lightning show in the sky

Tony Teolis/ August 25, 2014/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

I recorded this on August 3, 2014. The was no thunder. Just a lot of lightning bursting behind clouds in the not too far distance and not moving. This brought some of the neighbors out.

August

Tony Teolis/ August 17, 2014/ Gardens/ 0 comments

It is now past the middle of August and summer has played out beautifully and better than planned. I began August at the Vibes and just got back from the Peach. Lockn not far away and this is possible because of good planning around the idea of meeting people and making new friends where the best music is happening. Part

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June

Tony Teolis/ June 14, 2014/ Gardens/ 0 comments

The dog and I were just outside this evening in the dark and its not just the ole sloping backyard instead it’s a sponge full of life. It has rained 6 of the first 12 days in June 2014 and for that we are grateful. Almost a full two inches in a time when it’s usually scarce. The dearth might be

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April

Tony Teolis/ April 20, 2014/ Gardens, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

It is April 19, 2014 and the moment of truth is fast bearing on production here at ToDoListHome.com. The Green Room is full of seedlings, many of which need to be transplanted tomorrow. The Top Beehive is surviving and last week was treated for Varroa, fed, treated for Tracheal mites and new beetle blasters were installed. The next package of

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Episode-234- Insulate The Top Bar Hive For Winter

Tony Teolis/ February 16, 2014/ Honey Bees/ 3 comments

As winter drags on through month four it seemed like a good idea to reflect on how I prepped the top bar hive back in October. In the warmer fall weather it was easy to avoid tasks such as this one but experience and knowledge of Mother Nature;s tendencies prevented me from being lazy. I am glad I took the

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