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The Chancellorsville-Wilderness Crossroads

Early May is a busy month for Civil War buffs in my neck of the woods. In 1863, the battle of Chancellorsville roared through the eastern half of the Wilderness; in 1864, the battle of the Wilderness ripped through the western half of that same 70-acre second-growth forest. 738 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Survival in the Bush

These past two days (Monday and Tuesday) we had guest speakers deliver an interactive and engaging course on orienteering. The guest speakers were Gino Ferri and his survival team: Jennifer, John, and now retired Colonel Mike.  586 more words


Canoeing to sanity?

More and more do we realize that quiet is important to our happiness. In our cities the constant beat of strange and foreign wave lengths on our primal sense beats us into neuroticism, changes us from creatures who once knew the silences to fretful, uncertain beings immersed in a cacophony of noise which destroys sanity and equilibrium.

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Cape Cod

Bushcraft, Survival, and Wilderness Resources

Back in my younger days, a lot of years ago, the Internet was theoretical and the only source of information available to John Q. Public who was interested in learning more about the wilderness, woodcraft/lore, and outdoor related activities was the local library, book stores, and outdoor related retailers. 948 more words

Backwoods Travel

In the Midst of the Wilderness

“And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave nor forsake you; do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8… 1,170 more words


Just Beautiful Thailand

Although this isn’t quite the last of the photos, this will be my last post on Thailand. I had a truly amazing time with two truly amazing people and I can’t wait to go again some time. 39 more words