Monthly Archives: September 2011

Coyote Problem in Gated California Community

Just got my new copy of Fur-Fish-Game and saw in their News and Notes form the Outdoors section a quick piece on Laguna Woods, California. This gated community in Southern California has been trying everything they can think of to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on a Survival Library

This is an old post from 2009 I wrote for American Survival Blog. I still stand by this list as a good starting point for the beginning prepper. To be truly prepared for emergencies, the right equipment goes a long … Continue reading

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Pioneer Style Clothes Washing

I grew up with a washing machine but in our basement we had washboards and basins. I saw them used but I know many people have no idea how they work. But with an increasingly fragile electrical grid and financial … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Never Forget 9/11

I first wrote this in 2008 and republish it every year. I wasn’t going to this year but after reading Paul Krugman’s disgusting screed about this being a day we should be ashamed of ourselves. I’ve never delved deeply into … Continue reading

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How to Process a Meat Rabbit

Raising livestock on a small scale is becoming more and more popular, which is a good thing considering the state of the economy. Rabbits are one meat animal that even urban dwellers could conceivably raise for meat (and profit) if … Continue reading

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