Why the .38 Special Rocks

A case for the .38 Special Many people hold their nose up to the .38 Special. They see it as an inadequate firearm for personal defense and hunting. I however … Continue Reading →


Pickling Basics

Pickling Basics Pickling is the process of preserving food by immersing it in either a brine solution or vinegar. You can pickle everything from vegetables to eggs and fish. Although … Continue Reading →


My homesteading great-great-grandfather’s journal

Homestead Journal 1908 Below are scanned images from a book that was made by my grand-uncle from the pages of my great-great-grandfathers journal. My great-great-gandfather Benton decided to leave his … Continue Reading →


Growing Perennials: Hassle free gardening

Growing Perennials Perennials are plants that you only need to plant once and will return year after year. Obviously only having to plant something once is easier than having to … Continue Reading →


How to find gold

How to Find Gold Gold is everywhere. It can be found in varying quantities all around the world. Everyone has heard of the great California Gold Rush and the Alaskan … Continue Reading →


How to survive an animal attack

How To Survive An Animal Attack What is the difference between black bear and grizzly bear poop? Black bear poop has fur and berries in it. Grizzly bear poop has … Continue Reading →


How to Read a Topographical Map

How to read a Topographical Map A topographical map is by far the best for purposes such as hiking, backpacking, hunting, mushroom picking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. … Continue Reading →


How To Find Your Bearings:

How To Find Your Bearings People go missing in the woods in the U.S. every year. Some of them are never found. In many cases they are found many miles … Continue Reading →


Top 10 must have supplies for a disaster

Top 10 must have supplies for a disaster Self-sufficiency is a big part of living in the country. Small rural areas don’t get the same level of government services as … Continue Reading →


Wood Decay: Causes and prevention of wood decay

Wood Decay Causes and prevention of wood decay Investing in good wood and ensuring that it is properly cared for will save you a great deal of time, considering the … Continue Reading →