Food Used by Travelers of the Oregon Trail

No doubt about , traveling back in the 1800s and before was not only difficult, but careful consideration had to be given to the provisions carried. There were no gas stations, fast food restaurants,...

Mugwort (Artemisia douglasiana)

“You can never have too much Mugwort”. That is the mantra by which some of us live, when it comes to this plant. For us, it is an amazing tinder. It’s slow smoldering properties make it an...

Wild Coffee Substitutes

For many, the ritual of getting the day started is preceded by a good cup of coffee. I reckon one could say that is how they get their day started, moreover, one can hardly imagine what it would be...