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Issue #31

January/February, 1995

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


Departments

Cover 31

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   James Madison's warning is more important now than ever

Reviews
   Write your own curriculum
   Home School: Another Choice
   School Mom (software)
   Safe-Trek Outfitters
   Imprimis (periodical)

Recipes:
    Choosing flavor enhancers to make everyday eating an adventure

Just for kids:
   Hard working worms

Original poems:
   Patricia Soule
   Sophia M.M. Burt
   Robert C. Larson


Contents

Building/Tools/Housing

  • Here's a simple device to improve rough roads
  • How to make knives and sheaths
  • Here's how I built a 1000-gallon septic tank
  • Try a gravity flow water system
  • Women and kids build a straw bale wall
  • Make your own tool handles

Homeschooling

  • Homeschool your kids using apprenticeships
  • How to earn your college degree outside of the traditional classroom
  • Homeschooling our teenagers in the backwoods was one of the best decisions we have ever made

Country living

  • Driving and keeping your car running in winter
  • Adopting a wild horse
  • How to cope with winter blues
  • When Irish eyes are smiling — a love affair with Kerry-Dexters
  • Cookstove lore
  • Excessive overhang

Farm/Garden

  • Whether they're new or historic varieties, some apples just belong in a country garden

Guns and hunting

  • Backwoods firearms

Crafts

  • Make quick-as-a-flash "winter warm wear"

Americana/History



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