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Go Barefoot! Here’s 3 Reasons Why

Go Barefoot! Here’s 3 Reasons Why

There are 3 reasons to go barefoot whether around the house, the yard or around the camp. You may have more but these basic three are a common thread not just among the primitive skills practitioners but also the bushcraft community. What Started My Reasons To Go Barefoot As a child, I would run around…

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What you know about hygiene in the field can extend your outdoor adventures

What you know about hygiene in the field can extend your outdoor adventures

Introduction to hygiene in the field One of the main questions I often get asked is around some form of hygiene in the field. Whether it is my teeth, hands, body or hair, there are solutions that are quick and easy fixes while you are out camping, hunting or just spending time outdoors. On a…

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History Can Repeat Itself With A Victory Garden

History Can Repeat Itself With A Victory Garden

With self-reliance as a whole, we continually learn from our fathers and forefathers. The necessity for planting a Victory Garden is stronger than the desire. Since the coronavirus hit the state of Washington, January 19, 2020 we have seen our stores run out of goods on the shelf, despite the premium price companies pay for…

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3 reasons why you should eat bugs

3 reasons why you should eat bugs

I know. As you read the title you are saying, “Eeeewwww GROSS! There are zero reasons why I should eat bugs!” And you may be right, but I want to at least provide 3 reasons why you should eat bugs and maybe you’ll see things a little differently. The first time I ate a bug…

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A New Website Coming?

A New Website Coming?

While many of you may think I’m just lazy or not putting out anything fresh, I have been in the planning stages for a new website for the past couple of months. I’ve been checking options and possibilities as well as strategies to help both you and me. I want it to be faster, more…

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10 GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR 2019

10 GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR 2019

STILL struggling to determine what to get that special someone in your life? Maybe these 10 suggestions from the Holiday Gift Ideas for 2019 will be just what they wanted. Allett Nylon Sport Wallet – $25 Great everyday wallet with RFID Blocking. The slim design allows you to load it up with cards or cash…

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We Are Getting Known

We Are Getting Known

I got an email late Tuesday about ranking my YouTube channel. Surprisingly, I was named number 42 in the ranking of the Top 40 Bushcraft YouTube Channels. But Bill, how is that even possible? Even though it is the Top 40, they list the upcoming videos and rank them. The ranking is as follows (because…

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Go West To Montana

Go West To Montana

Many of you followed along the journey we had on our way from outside Atlanta, Georgia to the other side of the country to Bonner, MT. The good news is we made it. But what about the journey? You may not care. You may have only wanted to know if I made it. And that…

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Are You Defeated?

Are You Defeated?

When you think you have a dream in front of you and something blocks it, DO YOU QUIT? Too many of us die with the dream inside of us without sharing it with others OR even enjoying it ourselves. Is that You? A mentor told me once that it is not necessarily about the outcome…

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The Exotac titanLight – Review

The Exotac titanLight – Review

I grew up with the thought that Zippo had the best lighter in the world. This thing was used in movies and by military forces around the globe. But they ALL had one problem, lighter fluid evaporation. That alone was the main reason my investment into the product was minimal. Enter the Exotac titanLight 🙂…

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Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Lately I’ve been doing some deeper reading into ancient medicine. It was not surprising to come across several articles on a sweat lodge and its benefits. As I finished the text, I was taken back to my youth in which I participated in a very small sweat lodge ceremony. The tenants consisted of the elder,…

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Is your day anything like mine?

Is your day anything like mine?

Recently I’ve been asked a LOT about my daily routine. I don’t think it’s anything special and it will be changing for relevance. However, it’s apparently got some people thinking and rethinking how they go about their day. I will state this is a Weekday example. Weekends are geared for filming, teaching or spending time…

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It’s Getting Closer!

It’s Getting Closer!

I sit at my computer looking over my to-do lists. It is early. Not Navy Seal (0430) but 0630 early. The lists can get a little overwhelming. Yes, it is plural because it is dependent on what area of focus I am working on. The fragrance of the strong, dark coffee hits me and am…

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The An Introduction to the Atlatl

The An Introduction to the Atlatl

Being fascinated by Anthropology since I was a child, one of the things that amazes me is the primitive technology, especially around weapons. Bows and arrows, spears, the atlatl, rabbit sticks… Wait, what?! An atl what ll? I had seen sketches and images of spears being thrown at wooly mammoths as well as other animals.…

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