Well there has been alot of talk around here about the impending oil crisis/shortage/price hikes...... So what are you doing to prepare or adjust to this possible/likely scenario? I am planning to do the CANCAN...from the GARDAN !!! Extra garden being planted..... I am hoping to do some broilers and get some layers...we already have goats and I plan to stockpile feed this summer and grow some (mangels, corn, pumpkins) We have purchased 3-4 years worth of wood as well. I am expecting to have my job cut out as part of school budget cuts...I could "bump" someone but not sure I will....our finances are not dependent on my employment. I am going to purchase a perc coffee maker for the woodstove, already have lots of cast iron pots and skillets.