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  Topic: wild teas
longwalker

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PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:47 pm   Subject: wild teas
This posting deals with one of the great staples of Southern natural teas. SASSAFRASS! One of best tasting teas you can gather yourself. The sassarass tree can grow to huge heights, but the smaller on ...
  Topic: native ginger
longwalker

Replies: 0
Views: 5237

PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:24 pm   Subject: native ginger
For those of us who like ginger for a flavoring now and then. I don't know about you folks up North, but here in the South, ginger, or a native variety of it, grows wild. It grows on the sides of hill ...
  Topic: Trekking in Pennsylvania
longwalker

Replies: 12
Views: 19024

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:20 pm   Subject: trekking in PA.
True, and if you are carefull in your shot placement, they make a swell hide. Too bad you're not here in Arkansas, we have a huge problem with feral, and wild pigs. After a generation, or two, these r ...
  Topic: Good funnel
longwalker

Replies: 1
Views: 8981

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:43 pm   Subject: funnels
Just happened to catch this one. I have a big bunch of those things, and wondered, since they are plastic, if static electricity would be a problem, also. I took several of each size, and tried just a ...
  Topic: hemp (pc)
longwalker

Replies: 5
Views: 11040

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:19 pm   Subject: hemp
Yup, hemp was very widely used in the 18th century. It was used for a great many things, namely cordage, and some cloth., a lot of sails were hemp canvass. As a matter of fact the Hon. George Washingt ...
  Topic: Cure for Slippery Winter Mocs
longwalker

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:52 pm   Subject: slick mocasins
Hmmm, I like Loyalist Dave's idea. Now why the devil didn't I think of that? I should have, though, because my good wife has wooden shoes, and she had me put hobnails in them ( yes, they did that, and ...
  Topic: Trekking in Pennsylvania
longwalker

Replies: 12
Views: 19024

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:43 pm   Subject: trekking in Pa.
Well sir, being an old fart meself, maybe I can help, here. Now, I'm in Arkansas, but have trekked and hunted in Mo. Kansas, Oklahoma, and Illinois, and this is what I've found: First, where do you in ...
  Topic: A Fall & Winter Antihypertensive Tea
longwalker

Replies: 2
Views: 11120

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:06 pm   Subject: hawthone trees
Dang! Where I was raised in Illinois, these were all over the place. My Grandpa called them red-haws. Been in Arkansas for nearly forty years, and have yet to find one here. May have to transplant one ...
  Topic: period shirts
longwalker

Replies: 7
Views: 4030

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:50 pm   Subject: period shirts
Been trekking for many years, mostly on my own, or with a couple friends, and something makes me wonder, some, here. Mr. Baker, while, yes, an excellent researcher, and spot-on in all the advice I've ...
  Topic: Warning Label on Constitution?
longwalker

Replies: 16
Views: 7497

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:35 pm   Subject: area of operations
Woodsrunner, you are in S.E. Kansas? Whereabouts? I'm in N. W. Arkansas. Have a trekker budy in S. W. Missouri. Perhaps some trekking time? Hmmm, food for thought.
  Topic: Warning Label on Constitution?
longwalker

Replies: 16
Views: 7497

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:28 pm   Subject: Constitution
I saw this same thing last week at my local Barnes & Noble. Now, I've bought a large amt. of good books there, and I saw this "little gem", and thought, hey, great, just the book to give ...
  Topic: A Modest Proposal
longwalker

Replies: 11
Views: 12863

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 5:03 pm   Subject: authentic linen
Dave, go to ebay. look for linen, and check down the huge damn list. There is a site there, that has linen from Europe, that is made on traditional looms. Don't quote me, but it's from either France, ...
  Topic: A Modest Proposal
longwalker

Replies: 11
Views: 12863

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 4:21 pm   Subject: authenticity
Amen to that , Mr Williams!
  Topic: A Modest Proposal
longwalker

Replies: 11
Views: 12863

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 7:00 pm   Subject: authentic, or not
OK,OK, I think we've all seen and heard perhaps a bit too much about this authentic stuff. yEEEEs, if we are to call ourselves reenactors, or even try to be, it follows that wanting to emulate the lif ...
  Topic: A Modest Proposal
longwalker

Replies: 11
Views: 12863

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Sun May 23, 2010 8:20 pm   Subject: 'authenticity"
Oh, I say, here, here!
 
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