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Christian, DIY, Food-Storage, Self-Sufficiency, Preparedness
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Trip Report: Whitewater State Park in the Winter (February 2018)

The lessons of the cold are not quickly forgotten and time spent with my kids is always valuable time. There is value in growing confidence in knowing how to not only survive in adverse conditions, but how to thrive--simple trips like this winter trip are…
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TL;DR: First time visiting the winter camping Symposium. The Winter Camping Symposium attracts a really cool group of like minded people; everyone in the group is very friendly, respectful, and willing to compare notes on winter camping (or any other type…
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Blog Post: Recent trip to the Superior Hiking Trail with Scott and Race

TL;DR – This was a great trip, we covered quite a few miles in less time then we expected, the trail was super muddy, didn’t see many other hikers out, completed early, and had a great time. Would love to go back and do this section again with additional…
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September 2017 trip to the BWCA with the Church

This was the 4th year that the church my wife and I attend (Cross of Glory) has gone to the BWCA as a men’s group; for the first 2 years the Church entered via Fall Lake and camped near New York Island on Basswood Lake (Pipestone Bay). The prior year and…
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On Losing 50lbs with Nutritional Ketosis (FAQ & My Rules)

I am currently sitting at 50lbs lost with Nutritional Ketosis and it seems there has been an increased interest in “keto” as of late again. Because, I have been successful with my weight loss people in various friend groups are frequently approaching me…
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Trip Report: BWCA - Fall Lake to Basswood Falls (August 2017)

Day 0 (August 2nd – Wednesday) I loaded up my Wenonah Minnesota II canoe on top of my 2012 Honda civic, which looks exceptionally funny with the canoe being significantly longer than my car. I also loaded up my primary dry bag, snack foods for driving…
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Continued Ketosis & Continued Weight Loss

I have continued to maintain a level of moderate nutritional ketosis without recurrence of the keto rash; I have found that averaging around 35g of net carbs allows me to maintain nutritional ketosis – generally, 1 day a week bouncing up to 50-75 net…
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Visiting Fall Lake Campground (Ely, Minnesota) in early May with a toddler -- in cold weather.

At the beginning of May 2017 I visited Fall Lake Campground near Ely, Minnesota with my 3.5 year old son Jackson. Day 1 (Thursday) We left Hopkins, Minnesota around 930am with the intent of visiting the K&B drive in near Eveleth, Minnesota for lunch;…
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Breaking below 200lbs, and continued keto rash mitigation

Breaking below 200lbs was one of the most exciting points of this diet so far, I have weighed above 200lbs for somewhere between 5 and 6 years. I have found that I can continue to mitigate the occurrence of the keto rash by cycling throughout the week…
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Features: Tent Material The tent is made of a Cordura spec Ultralight silicone impregnated 30 Denier ripstop nylon with a Hydrostatic Head rating of 3000 MM. Strong and Light, this is a high performance fabric. Tent Material Commentary: I don’t know a ton…
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