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Book Reviews

The Old Man and the Boy

“…Hunting,” the Old Man said, “is the noblest sport yet devised by the hand of man. There were mighty hunters in the Bible, and all the caves where the cave men lived are full of carvings of assorted game the head of the house drug home. If you hunt to eat, or hunt for sport … Continue reading »

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The AT Trail, The Movie “A Walk in The Woods” and the Big Picture

Will the Movie “A Walk in the Woods” help things or make matters worse?   A few days ago, I read the story Can the Appalachian Trail Survive “A Walk in the Woods” in Outside magazine on-line. Kathryn Miles brings to light some important issues surrounding the current condition of the AT trail and the … Continue reading »

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Horatio’s Drive – America’s First Road Trip

The First Road Trip Horatio’s Drive On a $50 bet, Horatio Nelson Jackson, a 31 year old Vermont doctor, embarked on the road trip to begin all American road trips.  In 1903 there was only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a  “horseless buggy”, but that … Continue reading »

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Reflections Under the Big Pine

I have only met Bill Miller a few times at events like sportsman’s banquets and the SHOT show several years ago.  If you have spent any time watching hunting shows on TV or read any sportsman’s magazines or are familiar with the North American Hunting Club, then you are also familiar with Bill Miller.  When … Continue reading »

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FEARLESS, One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent

FEARLESS One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent By Joe Glickman Joe Glickman, I believe, could not have chosen a better name for his book about Freya Hoffmeister’s 8,565 mile kayak circumnavigation of Australia. Solo for most of the 332 day little trip, Freya kept Australia on her left and paddled; FEARLESS.

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