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Aux Aliment du Pays – Off the Nourishment of the Land

Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”].  Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading

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An Expedition on the Green River

AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER   On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Man In the World

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Weldon Striker

This striker was found at the same Indian campsite as my Claddagh ring.  It is stamped “Weldon”.  My search found a Weldon forge in Morris county, New Jersey.  According to a History of Morris County, New Jersey, 1739-1882, with Illustrations and … Continue reading

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