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  1. That Crisp Crinkling In the Air

    Contributed by RL This morning was one of those "it's cold out here" mornings. The sun had not yet arrived but the stars were out in all their glory twinkling as they only can after a snow storm. Then, once a winter storm is over, the cold pushes its way in, freezing that slush and water that were running around...
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  2. Winter Solstice

    Contributed by RL I know that we still have a few weeks until the winter solstice but with the weather turning cold and snow in the forecast I thought we could talk about winter. Winter brings to mind icycles hanging off roofs, horse-drawn wagons heading into the fields bearing hay to feed the livestock, the scraping of ice off car...
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  3. Our Right to Vote

    Contributed by RL After the Boston Tea Party and Bunker Hill our nation had to get down to the businesses of being a nation. Why? Because we were tired of being taxed without representation and having laws and regulations changed without any notice or our input. Really the average citizen loved the King of England, it was just those pesky...
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  4. One Scary Story

    contributed by RL Happy Halloween!   Since it will be Halloween soon I thought I would write about one of those old time horror stories that keep the kids and grandchildren hiding under the blankets from start to finish. First before we scare the little ones maybe we should have them help us make some Molasses Taffy like the old...
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  5. National Preparedness Month

    Contributed by RL Deluxe 2 person 72 hour kit And what a month it has been! Volcanic eruptions, typhoons, hurricanes, earthquakes, fire, flooding and drought all rolled up into our national preparedness month. Do we know when to pick a preparedness month or what! The Carolina's are still trying to clean up from Hurricane Florence and the misery that it...
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  6. Wisp of Memory; Bicycle Race!

    Contributed by RL Remember that day you got your first real bicycle? It was new, shiny, and it felt like we floated on air when we road, after we figured out how to stay up on those two wheels. This represented a freedom from our yard and block; in minutes we could explore the vast world beyond! As we expanded...
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  7. Fair Week!

    Contributed by RL You can smell the excitement in the air! Oh, that is the smoke from a fire burning not to far away on the east side of Bear Lake. But really there is a feeling of excitement as people awake and begin their week then realize that this is fair week for Bear Lake county. (https://www.facebook.com/Bear-Lake-County-Fair-1641811732750830/) Our 4-H...
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  8. Why Home & Food Storage?

    Contributed by RL Freeze dried 1 Year Food Pak This past week we had some free-lance writers visiting us at Rainy Day Foods. They were fascinated with our process of and the fact that we take freeze dried, dehydrated and dried food and package them into 6 gallon buckets and can them into #10 and #2.5 cans for long term...
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  9. ARE WE 72 HOUR PREPARED?

    Contributed by RL Deluxe 2 person 72 hour kit As we listened to the news we have learned of a new fissure that has opened up in the Grand Teton National Park. Of course it being a part of the greater Yellowstone Park area some of the media caught it and did a brief run on the end of the...
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  10. Top 10 items to store (final list)

    water filter system As I promised, I had one more list from the preparedness meeting I attended to share with you. This contains the top 10 other items you should store. Once again I would suggest you look it over and consider what items you need to add to your personal storage program.   1. First aid kit and...
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