Peace, Love, and Preparedness

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I was exchanging emails with what has turned out to be my latest advertiser, CampingSurvival.com. While finishing a reply, I signed off in my typical fashion, “Peace, db”, and laughed to myself about how much of a hippie I sound like. Not that it is a bad thing, […]

Book Review and Giveaway: Recipes & Tips for Sustainable Living with Stacy Harris

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(See below for my giveaway of a […]

Gator Hunting – Part 2 (Filling the Last Tag)

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First I want to say that we have a new sponsor!
Stacey’s Tasties has decided to join my list of supporters. She offers a long lists of canned jams and jellies, including my personal candied jalapeno recipe. She sells out quickly, but is always […]

Gator Hunting

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I’ve done my share of hunting over the years. I started with squirrels, then on to rabbits and […]

Archery – for Kids

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SB has been at it again… My 13 year old daughter put it best, “He is good at getting dad into […]

Summer Wild Foods in South Florida

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Wow, it is hot already. Afternoons are in the 90’s, the sun […]

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Guest Post: Four from RidgeRunner of Green Earth Survival School

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Today, I have four selections from RidgeRunner’s Green Earth Survival […]

.17HMR My Vote for the Ultimate Caliber

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I went to the Sebastian Shooting Range Sunday, and only took a 9mm pistol, and a 17HMR Henry lever action rifle to shoot. I’d fired the pistol many times before, but never had the opportunity to do much shooting with the Henry. I very happy I […]

Gear Review: Hotsnapz Reusable Heat Pads

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I live in Florida, the southern half, way down south where bananas grow. But even here, we almost get frost. And when the temps dip into the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, water temps drop FAST. Since I get into swimming pools for my work, I have had […]

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When I was a Kid in WV: The Mystery Monster in the Cave Part I

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This is a true story from my childhood.
Collecting ginseng was a way for us to raise a decent amount of money for what appeared to be very little effort.  In the mid-80’s it was selling for around $200 […]