By Jeremiah Johnson, Ready Nutrition |
This article will be a sensitive subject and a sore spot for many readers. This piece is designed to provide “food for thought” for a difficult question that will arise for every family during their preparations. I state emphatically that it will arise. So many times, in our studies and preparations we approach things from a “dry,” pragmatic approach that accounts for everything in the manner of an accountant. We figure out the dollar amounts of our canning supplies, figure out the logistical needs for the family, etc., and come up with totals on a sheet.
One thing not accounted for and factored into these calculations is human behavior and the effects that it has on the family and the family’s resources.
I have spoken with many people over the course of my time in the Rocky Mountains. It seems that every family has their “CousinThis post was originally published on this site