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与僧侣交行的不眠之夜第二季

Farm baseball …with ghost runners!

By Tom KovachGrowing up on a farm in north-central Minnesota wasn’t all chores and hard work … although there was plenty of that too....

与僧侣交行的不眠之夜第二季

Follow Jackie Clay-Atkinson and her husband, Will, as they homestead a 120-acre piece of northern Minnesotan woods entirely off-grid. Sharing their homestead are horses, beef cattle, a milk cow, dairy goats, chickens and turkeys.

This blog, from a retired police captain and self-defense instructor, covers the use of different firearms, political musings, and self-defense tactics.

Survival infection control

By Joseph Alton, M.D.Issue #151 ? January/February, 2015For several months now, news regarding the devastation that the Ebola virus is causing in West Africa...

Cash in on your household junk

By Linda GabrisIssue #120 ? November/December, 2009If you think "Howdy Doody" has been holing up in your attic for too many years, maybe it's...

Cheaper than Store-Bought Eggs

By Kristina SeleshankoIssue #177 ? July/August/September, 2019Something we heard a lot when we first started raising chickens in the suburbs was, “For the cost...

Amateur Ham Radio – The Ultimate Tool for Survival Communications

By Jeffrey R. Yago, P.E.N4LPEDuring any major disaster or grid-down event, communications will not only be critical for coordinating rescue efforts, but could actually...

Of guns and snakes

By Massad AyoobIssue #151 ? January/February, 2015Mas safely kills a rattlesnake in a populated area. (Note angle of gun and trajectory.) Pistol is a...

Savage Model 110 — A proven economical backwoods rifle

By Massad AyoobWebsite Exclusive ? July, 2008Fifty years ago, Savage Arms introduced a new bolt-action sporting rifle. In the gun world, this was news....

The subtleties of safe firearms handling

By Massad AyoobIssue #103 ? January/February, 2007There are so many makes and models of firearms in existence that no one has ever counted them...

My View: Call Me Miracle Man!

By Dave DuffyIssue #177 ? July/August/September, 2019Superheroes are the rage these days at movie theaters. Even I am fascinated by them. Old style heroes...
Habeeb Salloum, 95, a poet, world traveler, linguist, and author of recipe books on Middle Eastern cuisine, has written recipe articles for Backwoods Home Magazine for 19 years. The son of Syrian immigrant farmers, he lives in a small town near Toronto,...