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Are you thinking about getting some chickens? If so, how much thought have you put into your chicken yard? Some of the most important considerations for a chicken yard involve dimensions: how many square feet each chicken needs, how many chickens you want to house, and how much room do you need for Read More…

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Leatherwood has a long and storied past that dates back to one of the most well regarded sniper optics ever used by the military. Today the company makes some very high quality optics at prices which are about half to a third of comparably clear and bright optics from other makers. One of those Read More…

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A classic Onion article explains that “Perky ‘Canada’ Has Own Government, Laws“. And now, it appears, Canada also has something else: ammunition for sale, and lots of it. In perusing this Reddit thread on the ammo shortage, I was surprised to learn that Canadian Reddit users Read More…

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Last month marks the seventh anniversary of my Vancouver Island black bear hunt, and I have every reason to celebrate. I embarked on the adventure in early June 2006, shortly after learning I had ALS. Statistics show that most ALS patients die within five years of diagnosis. Not only am I still Read More…

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I’ve got a decent-sized family (a wife and three kis, plus a dog), so I’m always on the lookout for a good, large tent for camping and such. Right now, I’m using the eight-man Cabela’s Alaskan Guide tent, which has been fantastic so far but I’ve never slept more than Read More…

The Declaration of Independence. Painting by John Trumbull. Source: Flickr via ooocha

Barry Ritholz has a pulled together a great collection of quotes from the Founding Fathers. And because these quotes belong to all of us, I’m going to do do something I wouldn’t normally do and steal them all. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, Read More…