April 2013

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My First Camping Trip on the Farm

Yesterday – My First Camping Trip on the Farm   During WWII Dad worked as a welder in the shipyards at Newport News, VA.  He had a bicycle in those days, that he used to…


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Martial Law was Declared in Boston

Coach Dave Dabenmire explains in this short video how Martial Law was declared in Boston, even though the decision makers never used the words “Martial Law.”  He also explains the danger of living in metropolitan…



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A Final Toast for the Doolittle Raiders

My good friend and cousin, Jim Heavener sent me a significant message a few days ago.  Jim, also a native of Gap Mills, and prior to his retirement many years ago was a pilot. 




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Feedin’ A Nation

Although I have been raising sheep for the past 30 years and not directly involved with dairy farming for more than 50 years, I continue to appreciate the people who are in the dairy production…



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Why Large Metro Areas Are Volatile

The video from TheDailyPrep gives a brief summary of Joel Skousen’s book “Strategic Relocation” written to give people guidance for moving away from densely populated areas to more safe locations in rural areas.




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Quad Lambs

Quadruplets are rare for most breeds of sheep.