Indiana Bicentennial · Uncategorized

Hallow’s Eve 2016: Under Ground Catacombs and The Gas Light Inn

Shrouded with a cold damp chill in the air and dawned in white as we waited for dark to settle over Indianapolis City Market. Thanks to Yelp Indy for the candlelight party in the Catacombs.  These images were provided by  Violet Short Photography. The Gas Light Inn on South Meridian was a trick or treat experience… Continue reading Hallow’s Eve 2016: Under Ground Catacombs and The Gas Light Inn

Farm Market · Frugal · Habits · Indiana Bicentennial · Permaculture · Uncategorized

Apothecara: Pinch of Wisdom

  A Pinch of Wisdom from INDIANAPOLIS CITY MARKET U-Relish Farm shares timeless traditions   Indianapolis –  Featured in the September issue of the Indianapolis Monthly, Cara Dafforn, Executive Manager will offer wisdom to master the household economy.  This keeper of the hearth,  draws upon her study of the civil war as a Living Historian… Continue reading Apothecara: Pinch of Wisdom

Emergency · Habits · Prepare · Uncategorized

Cara fully Prepare: First Aid

A recent spider sting reminded me of the fragility of the human body and without the necessary supplies we are vulnerable to what is available at the closest drug store.  Permaculture can give us tinctures, salves and balms but not a viable solution for equipment and sterile bandages.  I chose a Delsey Titanium Hardcase with… Continue reading Cara fully Prepare: First Aid


Hold on to your Hat: The Overnight Pack

Three bags packed and one Fabulous Hat...  An overnight with five wardrobe changes from summer swimming to asoccer match...  I beg of you don't ditch the Hat. For the sake of your skin for hours in the sun,  hold on to your hat when the zipper doesn't want to close and the suitcase is bulging at the… Continue reading Hold on to your Hat: The Overnight Pack

Emergency · Food · Glamping · Prepare · Tailgate · Talegating · Uncategorized

Cara fully prepare: The Skill of Packing

My approach to prepping is to be life ready.  So it seemed natural to create traveling kitchen or otherwise know as the Chuck Box here in the Midwest.  A chuck box was a traveling tool box of a road cook and was stocked with the essentials of a kitchen.  With a modern spin, rolling compartmental storage was a… Continue reading Cara fully prepare: The Skill of Packing