Monday, February 7, 2011

you got a nice white dress and a party on your confirmation

I'm reading a stupid book series about the End Times that is sort of poorly written, but compelling and terrifying all the same. So last night I was panicking to John about EMPs (John was being super dismissive about it, if you want to know) and we decided that instead of wetting our pants we should maybe just do a better job of preparing for emergencies.

So, today on my errands I'm going to buy some things to prepare for nuclear winter/zombies/plague/1850s.
1. candles
2. matches
3. bottled water
4. wheat
5. pocket knife
6. horse

Just kidding about the horse! Sort of.

Speaking of wheat, I'm really unhappy with the last batch I got from Honeyville Grain. It's all spotty looking, and three of my last five batches of bread have failed--no gluten development whatsoever. Not cool, guys. You're making me look bad.


Tori said...

Is it because of the baby that suddenly now I get really stressed out and anxious when people start talking about this sort of thing? Or is it because it is really getting close to happening?

I feel like I've talked to a lot of reasonable people lately who mention something very blase about not being surprised if the 2012 theory is right.

All8 said...

Feed the wheat to the chickens. Quit reading the book. Get on with your garden, goats, and pasture. It'll be okay, really.

Amy said...

That sucks about the bread! So much time wasted. That's so funny that you wrote about being prepared because just this morning, a friend was telling me the story behind 2012 and the sun turning around and no one knowing how that will change everything (sound familiar? Y2K). I guess the end of the world is imminent and we'll just have to wait it out. If you do go to Frida's and you want to double, I would love to go back and I'd love to go with you!

Layne said...

Tori: a little of column A, a little of column B, I think.

All8: I must keep reading the book, as it was pressed upon me by a friend who wants to know my opinion of it. Your other advice I will follow.

Amy: how does the 18th or 19th work for you?