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- Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:58 pm
- Forum: General Discussions
- Topic: Whatever floats your boat
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I heard about the houses on stilts when I visited New Orleans a few years ago. When I met people who live out on the bayous up the coast from there, they said they've been jacking their house up for decades. They have it 10 feet up & it still flooded? They jack it up another 10 feet. Not as effe...
I am reading Jared Diamond's "Collapse" right now, about what caused the downfall of various civilizations... right now I'm on the chapter on Greenland, and how the vikings failed to adapt their livestock & farming to the local climate & conditions. There is a theme running through...
I bought mine online from Make Cheese.ca https://www.makecheese.ca/ The beeswax wax was $12.50 and the brush was $2.95 but the shipping was outrageous - $16!! If I were to order again, I'd get more wax or go in with others to make the shipping worth it. Glengarry Cheesemaking is the other big one bu...
- Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:24 pm
- Forum: General Preparedness
- Topic: Assessing skills & readiness - done / to do
- Replies: 11
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Update: I've done 4 orienteering events, with a local club. It is basically like geocaching only instead of a GPS, you get a map and list of controls you need to find then "beep" with a chip, and it's timed. Some are near the trail but most aren't. All have been in the local Gatineau hills...