Articles from headhunter

  1. my trees 'n me

    A whole bunch of years back I wanted apple trees. I've planted white pine, Norway pine, black spruce, blue spruce, cedar trees, juniper trees- now throw in birch trees, red maple and a pile of black walnut trees. BUT- these were my apple trees! I followed all the directions and they grew. Last year I was able to harvest about 20 apples and I was excited! This spring I smiled as all three trees showed beautiful white blossoms. Small apples began to form. Then last week a wind blew and...
  2. enough- rules /the law and stopping mass shootings

    Stop the Killing - Let’s Get Smarter! The beginning is dry, however, it is important to have some idea of what is. Our first actual gun laws were state and local laws. Some of these were like NYC’s Sullivan Law. This was enacted to keep guns out of the hands of the political opposition by the Tammany Hall Gang. In 1927, the US Postal Service made it illegal to ship concealable firearms. In 1934, was the National Firearms Act of 1934-5 (It seems to be called the...
  3. driving screws and lag screws wo electricity

    Driving Screws and Lag Screws without Electricity This sems sorta funny, but I just finished one survival book and in it the author recommended an electric drill with spare batteries. This seems normal, what about next week or a month rrom now? My dad was apprenticed to a carpenter in te late ‘’30s ( the Great Depression Era) . Upon his return from WW II he went to work for a mining company as a carpenter and was at it for the next 35 years. He built our home doing not only the...
  4. shotguns re-edited

    The Shotgun I recently read a couple of “survive anything” books. They said little of the shotgun. I would be remiss if I failed to remind people: 1) assume every firearm is loaded. 2) always control the muzzle (which way it is pointed.) 3) know what your target is and what is behind it. 4) keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot. Safeties are good, but they are mechanical devices and can fail. The best safety is your brain! Shotguns : For the most...
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