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October 23, 2017
Persimmon Branch Road
Persimmon Branch Road

Persimmons are one of my favorite things about Autumn in the south, and one of my favorite wild edibles of all. So I thought I would share a little information about them

By Griffindor
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October 21, 2017
Soul Food
Soul Food

When nourishing the soul while nourishing the body it's a win win for all.

By Griffindor
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October 15, 2017
Field Sharpening Stone Holder
Field Sharpening Stone Holder

Your blades, regardless of what steel you use, will begin to dull and sharpening will be necessary. In the field, it is not as practical to carry a full-size set of water stones or bench grinder. 

By Kevin Estela
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September 30, 2017
Challenge Your Plant Knowledge
Challenge Your Plant Knowledge

There are many kind of wild plants. Some wild plants are edible and can be used for medicine.

By Kevin Estela
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September 23, 2017
Beyond S'Mores
Beyond S'Mores

It’s getting to the end of the warm-weather camping season and it’s that time of year when I reflect on what I’ll miss from another good summer. Somehow, my mind always goes to the food and the good times around the campfire stuffing my face and sharing good ole soul food.

By Kevin Estela
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September 9, 2017
Scotch Thistle: A Friend Inweed
Scotch Thistle: A Friend Inweed

Scotch thistle swaying in the wind can be a very beneficial plant for fire craft on those cloudy mornings after a rainy or foggy night.

By Griffindor
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September 8, 2017
Water Water Everywhere...
Water Water Everywhere...

A look at ways to improve the microbiological and chemical quality of drinking water in an emergency situation.

By Griffindor
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August 22, 2017
The Travel Trunk and Foot Locker
The Travel Trunk and Foot Locker

Using a hard case for travel and storage isn’t a new concept. Plenty of pack horses carried wooden crates along trails in the wild West and wanigans were carried by outdoorsmen in the 19th century; in canoes to house all the camp kitchen gear here in New England.

By Kevin Estela
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August 9, 2017
Ultralight Backpack Fishing
Ultralight Backpack Fishing

I know there are many readers of this blog who are just as crazy about fishing as they are about collecting knives. I know I’m in good company as a knife nut and angler.

By Kevin Estela
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July 31, 2017
The All-American Road Trip
The All-American Road Trip

As Americans, we have a fascination with the road. We love roadtrips alsmost as much as we love bushcrafting.

By Kevin Estela
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