I’m headed out first thing in the morning to New Brunswick for 12 days, where I’ll be running several winter bushcraft and survival courses with Jeff Butler at Northwoods Survival. My departure was put back a day due to the blizzard we had yesterday, but I’m told the highways are clear so the truck is [...]
I was tracking some coyotes and deer on the other side of the snowmobile trail today when I heard the crows give an agitated call that was different from their usual conversations. I was trying to tell if the track in front of me was a turkey that had been snowed on or something else [...]
Last week I put together a slideshow from some of our photos taken during courses and on trips over the years. It uses the cool, Ken Burns style of having the picture move on the screen. Yesterday I put it on the web. Check it out here. It’s a 32 MB Quicktime file.
Our outdoor cooking workshop yesterday went well and I ate the best lunch I’ve had in a long time. We made sourdough biscuits in the reflector oven and pan fried some fish. We also covered hanging a pot over a fire versus propping it up from below and the related benefits and negatives of each [...]
I’m running a small outdoor cooking workshop today for some friends who are fishing guides in the area. We’re just going to cook lunch and bake some sourdough biscuits in front of the campfire, but it will be enjoyable as all such meals are. We’ve had a stretch of cold weather which has been wonderful, [...]