My last post was about the vulnerabilities that come with being overly dependent on attenuated infrastructure for the basics of life. The situation may seem too big to take seriously. What can an individual do? Erik and Kelly at Root Simple are masters of self reliance on a modest home scale and a tight budget. I filmed this story last year for my friend Kirsten who edited the material and posted it to her site at Faircompanies.com . I highly recommend both websites.