Category Archives: Clothing & Accoutrements

“It’s no wonder Mi-ki-naak has amnesia…”

“Cringe-worthy” best described Lt. Lang’s email. The subject line, “Today 1763,” put his message at the top of my “must read list.” I hate to break the news to the modern world, but living history takes precedence over your perceived … Continue reading

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One Cluck on a Warm Breeze…

Bushy gray tails swished. The two squirrels frolicked ten paces off the wagon trail. Elk moccasins paused. The squirrels both sat upright. The one on the left twitched its tail again and again; neither chattered or scolded. The one on … Continue reading

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“Perhaps is the promise of tomorrow…”

Saturday, 29 October 1763: Five blue jays hollered on the ridge. A silent, chipping sparrow bobbed up and down on a dainty sprig. The ruckus intensified. Blue-feathered blurs darted about like bees hovering around fresh-bloomed posies. The calm, late-afternoon air … Continue reading

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“Forging the Long Lake Ax”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Well Hidden”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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The Slow Stalk Back…

A bending, hesitant foreleg hinted. A second rising, then falling hoof removed suspicion. Despite the hazy cloak of small snowflakes filtering earthward, the deer’s faint outline became all too obvious in the snow-clad tangle of twigs and cedar boughs. Another … Continue reading

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“A Linen Hunting Shirt”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Wild Grape Dye”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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