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Spearfishing the Treasure Coast

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(Please keep in my this is my take on the sport, and I’ve only done it twice. This is not a how-to on spearfishing, as I’m a novice. This is an alternative method of procuring food, one of the reasons I do this blog.)
Fishing and hunting have been passions […]

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Camping, Treasure Coast style

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Spring Break for our county schools effectively started Thursday as school ended, and the early-birds would be starting their weekend then. So we opted to start ours at noon on Thursday for a long weekend of primitive camping on a
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Drying and Storing Sweet Peppers

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I like peppers, both sweet and hot. I have found a local green grocer, Rorabecks that sells a small sweet peppers that I like to put up for long term storage. And while they end up with a VERY long shelf life when put up this way, even […]

Fishing as a school sport?

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Going to high school in West Virginia was a lot of fun for me. Friends, sports, socializing…..and to me, it was easy. I was lucky enough to be interested in most of the work, and that makes any job easier.
But this is one extracurricular activity I would have […]

How I use coupons to stock up on items we use

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As you all should know by now, we live in hurricane country. Getting hit by one is not only possibly, its very likely. Add in the reactive nature of my work that results in weeks of no income, and stocking up for […]

Knife Sharpening the easy way

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In my post reviewing the Mora Companion knife, I mentioned the Smith Abrasives 2-Step Knife Sharpener.
From the Manufacturer
Smith’s 2-Step Knife Sharpener features
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Choices

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As I wonder how I would like to see this blog evolve, I wonder about
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More than just Dirt

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Worked in the garden today. Had to get those seedlings I purchased earlier this week into the ground!

As I was prepping the beds for their new residents, I noticed how
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My Eggstrordinary Girls

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I currently have four chickens, but the two pictured above are rather special to me, not because
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To Build a Fire

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My wife, Liz, is game. She joined the class back when I assisted in teaching at Green Earth Survival School (GESS), and found how empowering it is to be able to
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