bird forages on winter berries

Welcome to Winter

I hated Winter. Growing up in Minnesota, where they scoff at snow days and the windchill freezes the inside of your nostrils, I couldn’t wait to move to a warmer climate. At the age of 20, I left my mittens behind and headed for Southern California, spending a few years amongst the palm trees. But […]

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How to Make a Bow and Arrow Part 4

In Part 3 of How to Make a Bow and Arrow, our bow tips were flexing evenly and consistently to a distance of at least 6 inches. That allowed us to string our bow. It’s important to string your bow while there is still wood to be removed. On my first bow, I kept whittling down […]

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Wilderness Awareness School