Category Archives: Clothing & Accoutrements

“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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“Got Scalping Knife?”

  A fall project (and it probably will become an ongoing project) requires an English-style scalping knife, maybe two. I say two, because I have a journal entry where a knife was intentionally broken to meet a specific circumstance. I … Continue reading

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Relying on Constant Self-Evaluation

A solitary gray head appeared. A young wild turkey stretched its neck, then cast inquisitive glances side-to-side in the deep prairie grass. The petite bald head disappeared in the shadows. Here and there a grass blade twitched. A bronze-feathered shape … Continue reading

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