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  1. Best way to preserve meat, fowl or fish is on the...

    Best way to preserve meat, fowl or fish is on the hoof or in the water... Salt is one of the hardest things to come by if there's not a store handy. Drying/smoking those things is infinitely...
  2. Surviving most of the life threatening situations...

    Surviving most of the life threatening situations I've been in involved simply getting out of the bar and the parking lot....

    Alan
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    I have some rules about knives. #1. Every...

    I have some rules about knives.

    #1. Every day, wherever I go, whatever I am doing, I have at the very least, a knife... usually four devices with a blade on them, but always at least one.
    #2....
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    The Gulf Coast of Texas is a pretty hot place...

    The Gulf Coast of Texas is a pretty hot place right now...

    Welcome..

    Alan
  5. Just put both arms out in front of you with index...

    Just put both arms out in front of you with index fingers extended in the direction you want to go. Now look at your left finger with your right eye and your right finger with your left eye... Now...
  6. You should point with both hands so both the left...

    You should point with both hands so both the left and right side of your brain know which way to go.


    Alan
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    Last of the grandkids left at 12:30 so that's...

    Last of the grandkids left at 12:30 so that's when my work day started... I didn't dare look at the temp or heat index or I wouldn't have stayed out in it. My work consisted of watering plants and...
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    Two days of grandkids. I'm pretty tired. Going...

    Two days of grandkids. I'm pretty tired. Going to work in the shop and yard tomorrow.

    Alan
  9. I would just walk to a road and catch a ride back...

    I would just walk to a road and catch a ride back to town...

    Alan
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    Well, I managed to bring home 11 crappie today......

    Well, I managed to bring home 11 crappie today... for the 2 dozen minnows and the 4 gallons of gas it took to do it, that puts them at around $2.75 each (beats the $20 Tilapia I got yesterday), and...
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    Well, this could take a while... The bait shop...

    Well, this could take a while... The bait shop was closed, so no minnows. The crappie didn't want my jigs. I was trying to cast net a few shad and got one tilapia (brought it home, had it for...
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    Beware of retirement.... all it is, is extra...

    Beware of retirement.... all it is, is extra work. And folks don't mind piling more on. "oh, he's retired", like you got nothing to do....

    Alan
  13. Hiking naked inside the house is about as far as...

    Hiking naked inside the house is about as far as I go. Way too much sun here and bugs and such.... Plus, it really wouldn't accomplish anything positive.....

    Alan
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    Foot Surgery

    #1 wife has been having foot problems for some time now. The main culprit is arthritis, primarily in her right big toe joint in at the ball of her foot. Doc says he wants to fuse the joint. He said...
  15. I keep one in the console of my truck. It's one...

    I keep one in the console of my truck. It's one of those it's always there knives. I've got others like it scattered in various places. K-Bars, LB7s, UH7s, etc. you just never know...



    Alan
  16. Every day I put my Original Leatherman and...

    Every day I put my Original Leatherman and Crashblade B&T on my belt and a KBar stockman and Leatherman Micra in my pocket. During the course of a day in the yard, garden and shop, each one will...
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    Time to go to work...

    #1 wife was lamenting today that there was no more fish in the freezer.... She said that I needed to go fishing to replenish the supply... With great reluctance I agreed to drop all my other...
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    Today's Temp...

    Truck thermometer said 104... I didn't check it anywhere else... it was believable...

    No rain so far. NOAA keeps putting a little raincloud and 20% on their forecast.... I didn't check anywhere...
  19. Helicopters in the air, news crews not allowed...

    Helicopters in the air, news crews not allowed into the area, National Guardsmen standing around looking nervous... spectators whispering "decaf" with worried looks on their faces...

    Alan
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    All of which is precisely why, "I think mushrooms...

    All of which is precisely why, "I think mushrooms would have to be the only edible thing left on the planet for me to pick a wild one and eat it. I just stick with those white ones in the store."
    ...
  21. Coffee is a miracle drug. It raises me from the...

    Coffee is a miracle drug. It raises me from the dead every morning and keeps everyone else from the dead after that...

    Alan
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    Yes, you did. It appears that a semester in...

    Yes, you did. It appears that a semester in re-education camp might be in order for you....

    Alan
  23. I limit myself to one pot in the mornings... but...

    I limit myself to one pot in the mornings... but that one pot is going to happen come Hell or high water... There is no substitute...

    Alan
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    I think mushrooms would have to be the only...

    I think mushrooms would have to be the only edible thing left on the planet for me to pick a wild one and eat it. I just stick with those white ones in the store. From what I have read "Death by...
  25. #1 wife went to the store and bought what we...

    #1 wife went to the store and bought what we needed. It was rough but she pushed that shopping basket around like a trooper... Sometimes it took me 6 - 7 trips out to her car to unload it when she...
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