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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ThePioneeringParent, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Hi! I guess you want to know a little bit about us, huh? ok, lol, here goes:

    We're a young(ish) family of four (Mom-me, Dad, and two boys ages 6 and 4)

    We live in Florida, and the story of how we came to 'survival' is a long one, which I actually just finished writing, and am still editing a bit.

    But in the meantime, I'll give you the Cliff's Notes:

    We didn't just wake up one day and say "hey, let's become survivalists."

    It actually was something that started with a seed planted many years ago by my Dad. That seed 'germinated' for me back in 2007 when for me, the S did HTF. Literally.

    I realized then that I had a survival 'instinct,' but it would be another 3.5 years, until one day, when I decided to start a garden with my kids, that a Google Search brought me to a survivalist site, and the seed started to flower.

    I've spent the past year absorbing information, learning skills, planning and prepping.

    We just moved into our new house and have started a 'Micro Farming in Suburbia" movement. We have our garden, and our first two chickens, and we're about to start a tilapia farm, and then add turkeys or quail to our livestock. We're also considering rabbits but that's still on the table. (No pun intended.)

    Now that I have some knowledge, and feel like I can converse on this subjectt with some level of intelligence, I'm joining as many forums and blogs as I can to get new ideas and share my own too.

    So, that's us. :p
    chelloveck and tulianr like this.
  2. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Cool and Welcome !!!
  3. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to the Monkey Tree, Pick out a branch and look around... Lots of good info here, and feel free to add to the Knowledge Base, anytime.... Lots of good folks with families just like yours, on this site..... ..... YMMV....
  4. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    Welcome aboard! Good info and good folks hang out here :)
  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Glad to have you and look forward to hearing more of your tale.
  6. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Welcome to the Monkey tree and enjoy!
  7. Gray Wolf

    Gray Wolf Monkey+++

    welcome! There's plenty of room in our tree.
  8. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    Howdy "Parent", glad you saw the need and got started. Have a good bud in north east Fla. who is very prep minded. If you are close just PM and will try to introduce you guys. Shooting you a PM. Oh yes, Welcome to the tree-lol.
  9. Just checked in, and saw more warm welcomes. Thanks everyone.

    06, I'm on the West Coast, near Tampa. Got your PM and will check it out.

    Interesting note: "The Day After Tomorrow" just ended and "2012" just started.
  10. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey++

    Welcome aboard. Please, if you would, share ya'lls experiences of getting to where ya'll are now, please. Sounds like you guys are way far in the right direction!

  11. c4ninja

    c4ninja Monkey+

    Welcome! Interested in more info on your microfarm.
  12. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus


    It seems that we have as much to learn from you as you of us. Don't be shy in sharing your ideas and experiences.
  13. Cephus

    Cephus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Welcome enjoy and have fun !!!!
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