Author Archives: George Crawford

About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly

Enjoy the Ride; Happy Birthday Edward Abbey

Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Ride This is a re-post from last year.  However, I think the message is a strong one and worth think about again. Life is short.  If you’re fortunate enough to live with the means and … Continue reading

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8 World War II Survival Lessons We Must Never Forget

Originally posted on How to Provide:
[repost source: http://www-offthegridnews-com/extreme-survival/8-world-war-ii-survival-lessons-we-must-never-forget/%5D Our ancestors simply were better equipped for survival than the people of our generation. Just look at it this way: Could you imagine your neighbors heading out cross-country in a covered…

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Flacket – the other leather bottle

Originally posted on The Reverend's Big Blog of Leather:
A flacket is a type of leather flask or bottle made from only two pieces of leather, one for the front and one for the back. It has no base,…

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Live Well

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~Voltaire Voltaire was on to something there.  Here is a very inspirational family making good in the wilds of Wisconsin.  … Continue reading

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Quinzhee Snow Shelter

Winter is here. For some of you it is here with real gusto.  Growing up in Missouri and being sent out to ‘play’ no matter what the weather or who was around I learned a lot about how to entertain … Continue reading

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