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Winter is upon us

Well, winter is upon us here in Western Wisconsin. A storm came through this weekend and brought almost 20″ of snow, which fell on a good 6-8 inches which we already had. School was cancelled yesterday and today we came to work in -22 F temperatures and as I sit at the computer, I cannot see out my windows due to them being blocked by snow drifts outside (it has been windy too!). Anyway, with all this weather as well as...

Sharp pointy things

When actually DOING this history that some of us love (or are obsessed with), there comes a real need for a functional knife. I love sharp pointy things of all sorts, but nothing is better than a historically correct knife that is simply functional. Nothing fancy, beautiful, or flashy… simply a tool that works. Anyway, this past summer my wife was willing to knit a tuque for Rich Worthington in order that I could get a...