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Cover 22

Note from the publisher


Milwaukee water, self reliance…and a cool country drink

Original poems:
John Silveira

How to make cheese and butter
Log homes, motorcycles and good food
Salads for summer

Just for kids:
Take a nite hike!



Country life

  • Homesteading at Hayden Lake
  • I’m living my log cabin dream
  • Father goose
  • Fitting in with your new neighbors
  • Backwoods lifestyle misunderstood by people living in the “real world”


  • How to choose a greenhouse
  • Peppers for short season growers



  • What to look for in a kit log home
  • Chinking for log homes
  • Log homes — fact and fiction
  • Living with a plywood floor

Alternative energy

  • Electric car racing — what a gas!
  • Selecting the right PV voltage


  • They are not just “HIS firearms”

Self sufficiency/Money

  • Long range antennas for the homestead
  • How to make money with wild crayfish