This first story is only loosely tied in with the theme of this article, but for some odd reason it has always made me think about packing cars safely; and the story teller was very animated and thinking about it makes me chuckle. I kid I knew in high school told me about an interesting […]
From the online site the art of manliness my sister sent me this link. I’ve never been in a sinking vehicle and I cannot comprehend how terrifying it can be. Most drivers that end up in water end up skidding off curves and going over guard rails. According to this website over 10,000 cars end […]
Did I mention it has a working compass in the stock?
I’m glad to see he is using a proper splitting maul, I can’t tell you how many axes I’ve gotten wedged, or ax hafts I’ve shattered. invest in the right tools. I might critique his form, bur he gets a solid ten for style. For newbies to wood splitting here is a picture of a […]
Why invest in gold? First off, gold is not for everyone, but if you’ve never considered precious metals I hope you will read this quick post. Some years ago I grew interested in precious metals investing. I asked my brother-in-law who had a small amount of gold, and whose father was an advocate of gold, […]
As Veteran’s Day approaches, formerly known as Armistice Day, I am reminded of a story from one of my relatives who fought in the trenches of WW I. Think on those who currently serve and have come before us. While these men were able to kill each other all along the European front I can’t […]
While in the Philippines I had an interesting discussion with a local copra farmer in the back wood of Leyte Island. We got into the discussion of typhoons and severe weather. I asked him what he did in the advent of severe storms and how his nipa hut did in the adverse conditions. A nipa […]