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Issue #18

November/December, 1992

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
Backwoods Home Magazine — The Third Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Cover 18

Note from the publisher


   Rewriting the Bill of Rights

   My best winter meals
   Healthy holiday baking

Original poems:
   John Silveira
   Jim Watters
   Kyle Jarrard

Book Reviews
   The Best Medical Care
   One Potato, Two Potato
   Tomatoes! 365 Healthy Recipes
   Uncommon Fruits
   Common-sense Pest Control
   Breads of New England
   Hydroponic Hot House
   Cookin' with Home Storage

   One woman's self-sustaining grassland livestock farm

Just for kids:
   A short possum tail (tale?)



  • How to build an inexpensive cellar that works
  • Moving houses — good bargains for backwoods living
  • Rope as a tool — as versatile as ever
  • The case against modular housing

Country life

  • Life of the "prairie tenor"
  • The Australian shepard — a dog with brains and loyalty
  • Making a great rug from the rag bag
  • Here's a handy chart to help predict your local weather

Alternative energy

Self sufficiency/Money/Jobs

  • Medical transcription — a recession proof career
  • Moonlight and newspapers
  • Selling chickens to an ethnic market


  • Want the kids to learn shooting? Try Whittington!


  • Self sufficiency and non-hybrid seeds


  • Remembering the magic of mother's kitchen
  • Riving shingles for your roof the old fashioned way
  • The Electoral College — how we elect the President


  • Wyoming Classics shows how to bead sweats and T's

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