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Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day while you’re out and about doing your thing,
Remember Vets in Respect.

They saw, they heard, they felt, they still feel emotions am memories leading into, through and out of Hell.

Burning embers of fire, ashes of misery run through the air. The question is are these the images of the past, images in memory or of the now, the current firing through their thoughts?

Fire and ashes, memories, people gone in death, while some live daily with the ghosts of battles of conflicts and friends past. Some wake and look for missing limbs, some never awaken at all, the bodies are their the mind is stuck or has fled. All remember all have been bled.

Soldiers and warriors march by you some seen some not; all are there, their comrades waiting in the mist of time and fog of battle. Warriors in the mist and fog wait for their comrades in arms, friends. Unseen they watch and attend for them time stands still.

Your free, your thoughts are your own, your space safe and secure. When you shop or talk, when you travel or sit, your safe and sound. Your freedoms of speech while you move about your daily lives, paid for with their service. They stand; they stood in front of the fire so you don’t have too, so you never have too!

Soldiers, warriors both before and present gave their lives, gave their bodies and limbs, gave their minds all given freely nothing asked for in return.

YOU – Can you not give them just a little respect pay some thought and give but some of your time on Remembrance Day or any day? Just to hear the words thank you from your heart will be payment for all! With Respect Pro Patria

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~Ed wild_E 2014-11-11

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Columbus Day and Thanksgiving Day‏

We would like to wish all of our members and viewing guests a happy and cheerful;

Columbus Day in United States
and
Thanksgiving Day in Canada

From the Leadership and friends in our Network !

You can view the full announcement by following this link:
http://canampreppers.net/forum/index.php?topic=2869.0

Regards,
The CanAmPreppers Team.

ps. we are always looking for others;
preppers,
homesteaders,
survivalist
self reliant and self reliance
types of people from the USA and Canada  

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Sept 14th Let’s See What’s Edible in Greenwood Conservation Area! Ontario Durham Region

Sept 14th Let’s See What’s Edible in Greenwood Conservation Area! Ontario Durham Region
Wild Edibles Walk and Talk, show and tell by Karen the Wild Edibles Foody and Guru 🙂

Sunday, September 14, 2014
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Greenwood Conservation Area2290 Greenwood Road, Ajax, ON
(map)
http://www.meetup.com/York-Durham-Toronto-Edible-Wild-Food-Foragers/events/199188852/

Calling all Preppers, Self reliant, Homesteaders, Bush Crafters and well anyone who want to learn really !

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Fields of Nutrition Wild Edibles on the walk, can you eat these, yes?

Fields of Nutrition on the walk, can you eat these?

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pic of bulrushes at side of pond

Bulrushes, so versatile, edible, fire starter, cordage, building material

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Political Correctness = Bullcrap

My Country should do this,
our Province should do this,
the Region should do this
and the city I am in needs to do this…

Sad that nobody has the cahoonies to do what is right anymore, except actual Present and Past Military Members.

Pro Patria, and I very much mean…. Pro Patria .. Latin… look it up… non RCR types/wogs and logs along with civies !

political …. correctness on the way out

Soldiers know peace, they pray for peace for the alternative is Hell on Earth.
Defend your freedoms before it is too late. In the old days People from all over the globe came to the Americas, Canada and the USofA where they left all the old crap and hostilities behind in the old world.

Now the Muslims pour into the countries, birth themselves into the countries and try to force Sharia Law down our thoughts. They try to restrict and rescind all the social gains for Women in the last 100 yrs. They try to commandeer everything in their path as the one and only path.

Yet, they are one of the children of the Book. Only one, not the one.
There is so much to say, some will unsubscribe some will cry foul, yet others will think, yet others will agree, hopefully all with think for themselves!

Pro Patria, while we still are able.

ps… big gov and big militarized outfitted gov employees with little training who are only a small step above Mall Cops in training and thoughts. This is you as well, get a grip and give the land back to the people !

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Fire-snow-cooking

Fire, Snow and cooking
Re-Blogging and Linking to two separate articles here. Rogers Blog where he explains how to setup a campfire and a new to Youtuber, a prepper and self reliant buddy of mine who has a done a series of videos to show people how to make a winter shelter and how to build a winter fire. 

This is a skill that anyone who lives in any climate where there is cold and winter should know of. This post will have some of my own info included, some re-blogged info from Roger’s blog along with a re-blogged video series from a ex Canadian Military buddy of mine who lives way out in the flatlands of Canada!
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This winter campfire photo was taken in January a couple of years ago. The next photo shows the same fire pit in the summer time.

A great way to build a fire in winter if you have a camping spot for year round use or look for established camping spots along any trail or campground. Remember you do not have to always re-invent the wheel, just keep it simpler and it works.
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Same firepit in summer time as the winter shot above.

A blog post by RMACTSC where he explains how to setup a campfire
…. excerpt.. 
KINDLING is the foundation of any fire. It is made of lightweight materials that are capable of burning quickly and igniting heavier materials. Kindling can be made from a mixture of twigs, tiny sticks, slivers of shaved wood, dried leaves, paper, cardboard, cotton balls, dryer lint, birch bark, dried grass, dried pine needles, etc. You’ll be using small sticks to then form a tepee and get your fire started. …. read more….

http://rmactsc.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/campfire-cooking/

The following link is to the topic of winter fire on the CanAmPreppers.net forum
excerpt
… If you are in the bush and had nowhere to make a fire but on the snow, and no rocks were available because they’re all under the snow and ice, what would you do? … read more
http://canampreppers.net/forum/index.php?topic=1091.0

The new YouTubers in action, building a winter fire and winter shelter heated by fire

Canadian Candle Fire on snow


http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5j4M5deU5cC-xt_HYiZgSA/videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-ZZFtEktXE


The next is a series of photos created while I was at Buroak Wilderness Adventures this summer. The owner of the camp a buddy of mine created a stunning all season fireplace/pit. Just look at all the features this cooking camp fire pit has;

  • flat rock for use as a warming centre and for putting objects on like the kettle
  • lots and I mean lots of hanging hooks all created from hardwood branches
  • excellent over the camp stand
  • excellent front and back projection areas
  • not seen in the photo is a canvas cook’s tent which is close enough to the fire to catch heat from this in the fall/winter/spring making your old bones just a bit more comfortable!

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Excellent campfire setup.

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This shot shows the ease at which cooking at various heights is accomplished.
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Dinner is almost ready, can you not just smell the yummy goodness! Fresh field potatoes, fresh picked corn (non gmo), fresh farm raised free range chicken.

Kinda making me hungry all over again! Plus the smell of freshly brewed coffee all cooked on hard and softwoods.

Remember the old ways, remember this is how Humans have lived for thousands upon thousands of years.

This is one of the reasons your computer screen saver is of the outdoors and not your bosses cubical or office! just saying !

Hopefully these skills will be appeal to you, so get out and learn or get out and practice but above all just get out and have some fun folks!
Until next time Cheers ~wild_E

Come on out to the forums at CanAmPreppers.net where we talk about this stuff and so much more for prepping, self-reliance, homesteading and survival skills.

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Happy American Thanksgiving

Happy American Thanksgiving to all of you USA from CanAmPreppers !

To all of our American members both present, future and Guests.
Have a very nice day Cheers and Take Care
~wild_E

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Canadian Redneck Hay Box Cooker

Canadian Redneck Hay Box Cooker

like the title says, ya’ll eh..

So I liked the hay boxes, but not into making up any more pillowy things that take up room.
Here are two of my hay box designs for us Northern Rednecks using everyday things we already have.
Women .. ymmv (ymmv – your mileage may vary)- as in you would probably not have used laundry kicking around!
1. Cook food up to a rolling boil for about 4-5 min
remove from heat
wrap bottom of pot in tinfoil
take your empty cooler you have in your vehicle, soft or hard sided
take some old cloths you have in there, put some on the bottom of the cooler
put in pot with the tinfoil on the bottom
now wrap the pot with some of your other cloths or overalls.
(hopefully they are not too smelly from working)
close the lid on the cooler
wait
1 hr 45 min to 2 hrs
take out food ready to eat.
2. bring food to boil, rolling boil for 4-5 min
put tinfoil over the bottom (pattern there)
now
get a large plastic tub
place on your bed or other soft puffy surface, no not the dog..
put shiny windshield sun deflector, shiny side up laying across plastic tub
put pot with tinfoil in the middle
wrap the shiny windshield deflector around pot
put a towel over top of it now
toss on an old sweatshirt, not too smelly
toss on a pillow just to be sure
wait..
1 hr 45 min to 2 hrs
remove all that stuff,
take pot to table or TV tray
put into dish or eat from pot
enjoy, all nice and steamy hot !
This time, recipe was;
6 bean, pasta and pea soup,
dehydrated veggie mixture
added in some amaranth seeds
some organic grinder salt
olive oil
some texmex seasoning
some jalapenos sauce
some ground pepper, black
was supposed to be soup, but.. did not add in enough water to make soup so had chili/stew instead.. LOL
enjoy !!

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