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6 Publisher’s Note
7 Editorial: How do you keep yourself safe?
68 Ask Jackie: Above ground root cellars, “cream” soups, finding a rural place to live, canning spaghetti, rabbit liver paté, harvesting basil, black walnuts, quinces, sourdough starter, short-season crops, and more
47 Think of it this way: The coming American dictatorship, Part VII
20 Ayoob on Firearms: Do rural homeowners need guns for self defense?
43 The gee-whiz! page
60 Book Review Three by Anita Evangelista
87 Advertiser Index
83 Classified ads (pdf)
90 The last word:Money can buy happiness
24 A solar primer: How it works, how it’s made, what it costs By Jeffrey R. Yago
16 Knowing survival fire craft can save your life By Robert N. Anderson
32 Living the outlaw life By Claire Wolfe
40 Reading animal tracks and signs By Tony Nester
57 Spinning fiber for the homestead By Susan Shephard
75 Homemade toys! Easy to make, fun to play with, great for gifts! By Cynthia Andal
Farm and garden
66 Precious persimmons By Marcella Shaffer
Building and tools
8 Build your own log home in the woods: part 3 By Jackie Clay
36 Build a house for less than $10,000—We did it! By Judy Statezny Ulch
62 Build a split-rail fence in impossible soil By Dorothy Ainsworth
64 Cookies in a jar By Sharon L. Palmer, RD