The Fundamentals of the North American Electric Grids in Simple Language

Author: William L. Thompson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 149179044X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 218

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Theres probably a good chance that youve turned on your television, computer, or an appliance without giving much thought about the electric grid. But when theres a power outage, its a different story. Suddenly, youre asking yourself questions such as: What is the electric grid and who owns it? Who controls the grid and how is it controlled? What causes a grid blackout? What is the future of the grid? William L. Thompson, who retired from Dominion Virginia Power after thirty-eight years in the electric business, answers those questions and many more in this book for anyone curious about the electric grid and how it works. In plain, simple language, he reveals what goes on behind the scenes at grid control centers across the country. He also explains how electricity is generated through renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. He also examines the causes behind the largest blackout in United States history and how global warming and technological developments could permanently change Living on the Grid.
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25 Lessons on How to Live Off the Grid and Survive in the Wild. Grow Your Own Food Source & Become Energy Independent (Off Grid Living, Off Grid Books, Off Grid Survival, Off Grid)

Author: Kevin Evans

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517138202

Category:

Page: 38

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Off Grid Living 9 Lessons on How to Live off The Grid and Survive in the Wild. Grow Your Own Food Source & Become Energy Independent. Part #1 Sale price. You will save 33% with this offer. Please hurry up! Have you ever wondered what the term 'off the grid' means? Would you like to know what practical steps you could take to reduce your impact on the environment? Have you considered living an autonomous lifestyle in a self-sufficient home? Do you ever feel as if modern life is causing unnecessary anxiety and that getting back in touch with nature would improve your quality of life? This book considers some of the reasons why people decide to live an Off Grid life, and provides a brief look at some of the aspect of life that need to be re-thought in order to do so. You will learn how to make your home more self-sufficient, how to feed yourself when living Off the Grid, and what some of the main challenges of Off the Grid living include. Rather than insisting on jumping straight into a fully Off Grid lifestyle, this book provides the reader with suggested ways to gradually transition into the desired lifestyle. Topics covered include: Why live an Off the Grid life?Getting the right mindsetPreparing to transition to Off Grid livingThe homeEnergy and utilitiesWhy to avoid packaged foods, and how to grow your ownFood: Foraging and findingClothingLeisure and EntertainmentThe biggest challenges and some solutions Download your copy of "Off Grid Living" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now With 1-Click" button. Tags: off grid, off grid living, off grid survival, off grid living free, living off the grid, survival for beginners, off grid power, off grid living free, off grid magazine, Survival, off grid eating, off grid home, off grid cooking, Proper Crop Irrigation Methods, Raising Chickens, Raising Goats & Rabbits, Growing Fruits, Steps to Off-Grid Success, Personal Privacy, Communication Methods & Techniques, Water Collection & Storage, Sustainable Organic Farming, Growing Herbs & Vegetables, Raising Chickens, Raising Goats & Rabbits, Making Bio-Diesel, Personal and Family Protection, Community Formation, Structured Savings, Canine Protection, Raising Bees for Honey & Wax, Baking Bread & Healthy Desserts, Tilapia Fish Production, Making Wine from Fresh Fruit, Preserving Food, Renewable Energy Production, Heating & Cooling Methods, Internet Communication & Entertainment, Bartering For Supplies
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Living the Raw Lifestyle On and Off the Grid

Author: Lisa Montgomery

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 157826507X

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Raw Survival presents an approach that embraces sustainable living as a solution to meet our daily needs, even if the worst case scenario never unfolds. By living in the spirit of community and in balance with the natural cycles, one can live more fully and enjoy a more enriching, healthy lifestyle. From celebrity raw food chef and educator Lisa Montgomery Raw Survival presents Lisa's philosophy and documents important skills and knowledge needed to answer the eternal question "What if?" What if you lose power? What if you are unable to get food? What if the technology and systems we rely on fail? Raw Survival is an invaluable reference featuring a wealth of important sustainability tips and simple raw food recipes specially geared towards living "on or off the grid" as a vegetarian or raw foodist. Filled with recipes and tips for "off-the-grid" living, Raw Survival includes everything you need to know to make your raw food diet part of a fully sustainable lifestyle. Raw Survival is the green living guide...with raw food flair! EASY TO USE AND ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE. With over 80 simple, delicious recipes, Raw Survival is not just for raw foodists or vegetarians, but is suitable for anyone who wants to prepare nutritious dishes using minimal equipment and processing. TIMELY AND INFORMATIVE. In response to the myriad of natural disasters and our increasingly hectic lifestyles, this book offers simple solutions to implementing a raw food diet in tandem with a sustainable emergency response plan. INVALUABLE SURVIVAL GUIDE. The book features important skills to grow, gather, prepare, and store your own food as well as promote energy independence. Knowledge and simplicity are behind the philosophy that informs Raw Survival. This book contains over 80 healthy recipes that can be created without exotic ingredients and extensive preparation. Also included are helpful tips, ideas, and guidelines for surviving unexpected catastrophes or simply navigating a hectic lifestyle. Raw Survival also provides information to guide you towards energy independence if living "off the grid" is your ultimate dream. Raw Survival belongs in every home.
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Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Modern America

Author: Nick Rosen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101456396

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 3162

Inside the subculture of off-grid living Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the stories that would become Off the Grid, Nick Rosen traveled from one end of the United States to the other, spending time with all kinds of individuals and families striving to live their lives the way they want to-free from dependence on municipal power and amenities, and free from the inherent dependence on the government and its far-reaching arms. While the people profiled may not have a lot in common in terms of their daily lives or their personal background, what they do share is an understanding of how unique their lives are, and how much effort and determination is required to maintain the lifestyle in the face of modern America's push toward connectivity and development.
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Re-Assembling Domestic Life

Author: Phillip Vannini,Jonathan Taggart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135010498

Category: Social Science

Page: 234

View: 6318

Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to radically re-invent domestic life as we know it, and this is what this book is about: individuals and families who have chosen to live in that dramatically innovative, but also quite old, way of life. This ethnography explores the day-to-day lives of people in each of Canada’s provinces and territories living off the grid. Vannini and Taggart demonstrate how a variety of people, all with different environmental constraints, live away from contemporary civilization. The authors also raise important questions about our social future and whether off-grid living creates an environmentally and culturally sustainable lifestyle practice. These homes are experimental labs for our collective future, an intimate look into unusual contemporary domestic lives, and a call to the rest of us leading ordinary lives to examine what we take for granted. This book is ideal for courses on the environment and sustainability as well as introduction to sociology and introduction to cultural anthropology courses.
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Aka Adventures of a Nature Girl in Her Quest for Freedom

Author: Robin Speronis

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781492175544

Category: Self-Help

Page: 54

View: 2293

Today we have more people with disposable income, but we don't feel rich. Why? Because with that disposable income we have to go and buy this product and that service. We must pay more and more money for our energy needs. We must do all these things because we are told we must and because many of us have become dependent on these products and services. Many of us blindly follow these commands from the “system” and don't question. But some of us are waking up and realizing that “off-grid” living skills may mean the difference between deprivation and comfort during a man-made or natural crisis or even just day-to-day life. Information, education, and knowledge are needed to begin an off-grid adventure. In “Off The Grid Living In Southwest Florida – One Woman's Story: Volume I”, author Robin Speronis shares selected blog posts from her time living “off-grid” deep in the woods of North Fort Myers, Florida. There are blog posts as she maps out strategies, and thinks about possible "what if" scenarios. There are blog posts chronicling her planning, preparing, and acting. And there are blog posts where she shares her insight on the spiritual, political, and emotional side of living off-grid. Through a combination of trial-and-error and careful planning Robin Speronis shows us that no matter what happens we can be ready, we can be prepared and we can live well. --- ABOUT THE AUTHOR---Robin Speronis is a devout Christian, a beautiful child of God and there is another constant in her life - passion. She has been in Restaurant Management, a Massage Therapist, an Esthetician, and a Real Estate Broker. Her advanced studies in the Natural Sciences allowed her to completely free her husband from the healthcare system and home death him naturally. Robin considers her first book, My Love Was Greater Than My Fear: Freeing My Husband Completely From The Healthcare System And Home Deathing Him Naturally, as detailing the basis of the foundation of her “off-grid” journey.Today she owns the company; Off The Grid Living, Inc. Speronis is on a quest to live without dependence on the system by integrating and using her education, her experiences, and the human and natural resources available to her.Robin writes a blog entitled Off The Grid Living In Southwest Florida - One Woman's Story: aka Adventures of a Nature Girl in her Quest for Freedom; http://www.OffTheGridStory.com. She also hosts an internet radio show on Blog Talk Radio called Talk Off The Grid Living, http://www.TalkOffTheGridLiving.com.
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A Simple Guide to Creating and Maintaining a Self-Reliant Supply of Energy, Water, Shelter, and More

Author: David Black

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1602393168

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

View: 1024

This clever how-to handbook is the first step to living off the grid.
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Author: Nick Rosen

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446463885

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

View: 8177

Off-grid: a place, building or person without mains water or power. Static or mobile - in a house or a hut, a boat or a camper van - to live off-grid is all about loosending the ties that bind us to teh fmailiar world of commuting, mortgages, no time and fast food, in order to rediscover our place in the natural world. Complete with camper van, Nick sets off around the UK to find off-grid heaven and meet people who are living the dream. Along the way he runs into backpackers and businessmen, radical hermits and right-wing survivalists - and plenty of ordinary working-parent families too. Sincere but irreverent, this is Nick's guide to avoiding pitfalls, to finding solutions (and some brilliant gadgets) as he strives to perfect the skills of this practical, freewheeling kind of self-sufficiency. 'Timely and highly readable' Sunday Telegraph ' Nick Rosen has caught the zeitgeist.' The Times
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The How-to Book of Simple Living and Happiness

Author: Gary Collins

Publisher: GroundSwell Books

ISBN: 9781570673542

Category: Ecological houses

Page: 165

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Going Off the Grid: The How-To Book of Simple Living and Happiness contains step-by-step instructions for creating your self-sustaining refuge in the untamed wild or the blacktop jungle. Through Collins' methods, you'll identify and purge unnecessary stressors from your everyday life. You'll also learn the basics of off-the-grid living from home construction to energy alternatives, from sewage disposal to internet access.--AMAZON.
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Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss

Author: Tara Westover

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462316680

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«
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Beginners complete guide to off-grid living and family preparedness

Author: Jim Kilpatrick

Publisher: Traditionally Modern Publisher

ISBN: 1494384876

Category: House & Home

Page: 64

View: 7720

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On Living Off the Grid, Providing Genuine Value and Being Constructively Free

Author: Dragos Roua

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781491032473

Category:

Page: 132

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There is a new lifestyle emerging these years, in which entrepreneurs are working from everywhere, providing value through a variety of channels, while traveling around the world. This life style is called "being a digital nomad." The book is a recap of the last 4 years in which an online entrepreneur decided to detach himself from the traditional way of doing business. He works in coffee shops, travels a few months per year and still make a decent living. It's not a manual, but mainly a chronicle of what it means to be a digital nomad.
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The Blueprint to Sustainable Living & Becoming Self Sufficient

Author: Sasha Fields

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781492106906

Category: House & Home

Page: 46

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Living Off The Grid: The Blueprint to Sustainable Living & Becoming Self SufficientLearn what you need to live comfortably “Off the Grid”, including attainable methods for heating and powering your home.Never before in history have humans been faced with the current combination of severe economic volatility, depleted resources, and dramatic global warming. However, very few people have any basic survival skills, and even fewer could set up a livable space without the support of a power company, food stores, and a sewage system. This book will give you a foundation towards becoming self-sufficient and help you wean off your dependence on 3rd party services.Even if you do not plan on living fully off the grid, “Living Off The Grid: The Blueprint to Sustainable Living & Becoming Self Sufficient” will give you valuable tools to help lower your costs, including instructions for creating different power sources (such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric) and easy methods for heating hot water.In this Living Off The Grid Blueprint you will learn: Different housing options and Pros and Cons for each How to power your home WITHOUT the power company How to heat your home and your hot water through solar heating Ways to purify your water and keep it contaminate free Different options for managing and ridding of human waste BONUS: Self-defense plans for keeping your family and possessions safeNote from the Author “With the effects of global warming intensifying every year and the economy still in limbo, it's important to start building your survival skills now and preparing for an off the grid lifestyle.”Also Included: Everything you need to build effective solar, wind, and hydroelectric power systems.
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Author: M. Naveed,John Davidson

Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books

ISBN: 1310791228

Category: Reference

Page: 39

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Off the Grid Living - Survival and Prepping Guide Table of Contents Introduction: Considerations Before Getting into Off the Grid Living: You Should Have a Conservation Mind-Set: Energy Conservation: Selection of an Appropriate Site and Location Along With Proper Design and Building Specification: Generation of Your Own Source of Power: Availability of Water Resource: Waste Management: What is Off the Grid Living? Alternative Energy Sources: Solar Energy Resources: a) The Mechanism of Solar Power: b) Installation of Solar Panels and Power Generation Equipment: Wind Energy: a) The Turbines: b) The Towers: c) Mechanism of the Wind Power Generator: The Hybrid System: Water and Sewer Off Grid: Using Your Own Produce and Resources: Augmenting Home Energy: Use of Propane Gas: Tankless Water Heaters: Solar Water Heater: Power Generators: Fire Places and Wood Burning Stoves: Building Techniques for Cooling and Warming of House: How to Do Financial and Cash Management Factor into This? Conclusion: Author Bio Publisher Introduction: People at large are fed up with the water, gas, electricity, sewer and many other bills that knock on their doors month after month without any break or relief. Everyone wants to get rid of such a lifestyle where you are dependent on these artificial things to survive. In many instances, people become so addicted and dependent on them that it becomes difficult and sometimes even impossible to survive without them. People spend all their lives working hard to earn a decent living and income, but the utility bills drain most of these hard earned funds. What if there was a way they could get out of this routine of bill payments and frustration. Going “Off the Grid” is the answer to such problems. All you have to do is produce your own resources and energy. This is why more and more people are turning towards this greener and environment-friendly way of living. The phenomenon of living with less is something that is everyone seeks. The idea of living with less has been described by Thoreau in Walden. Human lives have become very artificial and technical. There are a number of manmade technologies that we are now dependent upon. In many cases, our survival has become impossible without the presence of these human technologies. Our lives have become robotic like science fiction movies. There is a gadget for every activity and function. There are times in everyone’s lives where we want to have a reprieve from these gadgets and technological wonders. This is when people rush towards the great wilderness and outdoors where the living is still natural and untouched by human evolution. You do not rely on utility services and manmade resources out in nature. There are many people in the world who want adopt this way of living in the natural habitat for their entire lives. They want to abandon the urban lifestyle and artificial way of living and move to the wilderness to have a close encounter with the natural resources and habitats of the world. As per the statistics of various official sources, in the United States alone, more than 200,000 people are adopting this way of living in natural conditions. It is also known as “Off the Grid Living” lifestyle. They have said goodbye and farewell to community municipal services and have decided to face the challenges that are accompanied from this freedom from various types of utility services.
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Modern Homes + Alternative Energy

Author: Lori Ryker

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781586855161

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

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Off the Grid confronts the ecological and cultural problems associated with the way we get and use energy, and explains how it is possible to live in a beautifully designed home using much less--no matter where your home is located. Our homes are connected by a nearly invisible grid of infrastructure that binds us together. It is a system of electrical poles, wire, substations, hydroelectric dams, telecommunication towers, and water extraction and sewage systems. From within this system we work, play, and raise families. We have also created one of the greatest environmental challenges known to modern civilization. The signs of our impact upon the world can be recognized in the reports of environmental changes occurring across the earth, and they can also be seen in the growing failures of the energy grids across the world as the current system is stressed beyond its capacity. Technologies that can be used to live off the grid (geothermal energy use, wind turbines, photovoltaic arrays, micro hydropower, rainwater collection and reclamation, and more) are explained as author Lori Ryker shows how to choose and incorporate these sources according to geography and climate. Off the Grid beautifully illustrates that this is not just a concept for rural living; examples of homes that are "off the grid" to varying degrees are found in New York City; Ontario, Canada; Stuttgart, Germany; Belmont, California; Pipe Creek, Texas; Clyde Park, Montana; Twin Lakes, Minnesota; Laytonville, California; Venice, California; and New South Wales, Australia. Off the Grid shows how we can take responsibility for our future choices and conveniences now, and proves that off-the-grid living is a concept that can be easily understood and adopted by everyone, regardless of where you live or how much money you make. Lori Ryker grew up in Texas and has lived and worked in a variety of locations, including Boston, New York City, Portland, and Basel, Switzerland. She now resides in Livingston, Montana, where she teaches in the School of Architecture at Montana State University and is a partner, along with Brett W. Nave, of Ryker/Nave Design. Their work has been published in The House You Build, and Western Interiors and Design. Ryker holds a MArch from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Ph.D. from Texas A & M University. She is the author of Mockbee Coker: Thought and Process.
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Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius

Author: John Joseph Adams

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 1429988452

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 7555

From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, from Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have long been fascinated by insane plans for world domination and the madmen who devise them. Typically, we see these villains through the eyes of good guys. This anthology, however, explores the world of mad scientists and evil geniuses—from their own wonderfully twisted point of view. An all-star roster of bestselling authors—including Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and Seanan McGuire...twenty-two great storytellers all told—have produced a fabulous assortment of stories guaranteed to provide readers with hour after hour of high-octane entertainment born of the most megalomaniacal mayhem imaginable. Everybody loves villains. They're bad; they always stir the pot; they're much more fun than the good guys, even if we want to see the good guys win. Their fiendish schemes, maniacal laughter, and limitless ambition are legendary, but what lies behind those crazy eyes and wicked grins? How—and why—do they commit these nefarious deeds? And why are they so set on taking over the world? If you've ever asked yourself any of these questions, you're in luck: It's finally time for the madmen's side of the story. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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The Practical Guide to Sustainable Energy

Author: Alan Bridgewater,Gill Bridgewater

Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Books

ISBN: 9781504800860

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

View: 3728

Cut your energy bills, stop relying on fossil fuels, and reduce your carbon footprint. This book shows how to make sustainable energy work for your home, with practical off-grid options for solar, wind, wood fuel, geothermal, water, gas, and bioenergy.
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Die Geschichte eines Mannes, der 27 Jahre in den Wäldern verschwand

Author: Michael Finkel

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641169240

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 9978

Sehnsucht nach Stille - wie Christopher Knight 27 Jahre in der Wildnis lebte. Im Sommer 1986 begibt sich Christopher Knight auf einen Roadtrip von Massachusetts nach Maine und verschwindet in den Wäldern. 27 Jahre lang bleibt er dort, abgeschieden von der Welt, ohne menschlichen Kontakt, bis er wegen Diebstahls gefasst wird: Er hatte Essen geklaut. In einem einfachen Zelt überlebte Knight die härtesten Winter, weil er klug wie ein Eichhörnchen Vorräte gebunkert und alles darauf ausgerichtet hatte, nicht zu erfrieren. In den nahegelegenen Ferienhäusern versorgte er sich mit Lebensmitteln, Kleidung und Büchern und verstörte als unheimliches Phantom die Bewohner von North Pond. Der Journalist Michael Finkel hat das außergewöhnliche Leben des Chris Knight dokumentiert. Entstanden ist eine fesselnde Story, die den fundamentalen Fragen über ein gutes Leben nachgeht und das tief bewegende Porträt eines Mannes hinterlässt, der sich seinen Traum erfüllte: ein Leben in absoluter Stille.
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How I Quit the Rat Race and Live for Free Aboard a Sailboat

Author: Mark J. Reinhardt

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546581345

Category:

Page: 210

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I went from working 60 hours a week and getting nowhere to working three months a year and going everywhere. Now, I survive off the grid and close to nature, the way we were intended to live: free Throughout my 20s, my 30s and 40s, I worked various construction jobs, lived in the Caribbean aboard a sailboat, owned a restaurant, got married and divorced, and raised two kids. There were highs and lows, but one constant: I spent a lot of time working, working, and working some more - and still stressing about money. Finally, in 2013, I spent $12,500 to buy a sturdy 39-foot Ericson sailboat that needed a little work. Since then, I've been living full-time aboard the Gypsea Soul, on the water. I outfitted her with rainwater catchment tanks, plus solar panels to power my freezer and navigation instruments. I am usually on the move or keep my boat anchored out in the water, so that I don't have to pay marinas any rent. This let me clear up my debts, and in turn, freed my spirit. Living on a boat, I've met a wild cast of characters and had a ton of adventures -- hilarious ones, but scary ones, too. In the following pages, I'll share those adventures with you, as well as some how-to information for anyone curious about following a similar path. In between chapters, I've interspersed some of my insights, just as I wrote them, taken straight from my Captain's Log. (Don't call it a "diary"! LOL.) I hope that as you read this book, you will feel as though you're along with me, fruity island drink by your side, the salt and wind in your hair, lost in the amazement of the sea. Most of all, I hope you'll be inspired to go after whatever's been pulling on your heart.
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Author: Mary Solomon

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329779088

Category:

Page: 166

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Minimalism 101 - How to Live on the Road and Beat the System! ESCAPE THE RAT RACE! Want to travel the country? Are you in debt and struggling to pay the mortgage or rent every month? Or maybe you want to minimize, declutter, simplify and organize your life. Do you desire to step off the grid? Find the answers you're looking for! Minimalistic Living: How to Live in a Van and Get Off the Grid helps you understand and gain the benefits of living with less. This book will take you by the hand and teach you the "baby steps" you need to follow to start your minimalist journey. Learn... How To Find and Purchase the Perfect Vehicle How to Customize and Accessorize Your Vehicle How To Remodel A Vehicle to Meet Your Needs Equipment You'll Need To Live In a Vehicle How To Stay Dry, Safe, Cool and Warm! How To Have Running Water and Electricity in Your Vehicle Lots Of Tips and Tricks Along The Way! Much, much more! Minimize! Simplify! Get Out Of Debt! Get Off The Grid! What are you waiting for?
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