Home Again, the New American West -


Curated by Barb

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Hoping some fish survived. Could use the line, too.
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Handy for protection, drinking water - and to carry stuff.
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So I can recognize the yarrow plant that I'm sure will survive if I do. Helps with inflammation, right? And has other medicinal properties. Couldn't decide between this and chokecherry for food, needles, but pretty sure if I can't recognize chokecherries, I'll have bigger problems than gathering plants.
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Who doesn't need a pair of Chuck's? Handy to climb over the debris that's sure to be strewn all over the place.
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I can collect things with this basked slung over my arm while having one hand free to grab my knife - warding off crazed, post-apocalyptic beings
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Pretty sure I'll need to repair my clothes since the mall will have been blown to smithereens -
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Workin' Woman boots
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Putting my needles in this cute little box.
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I need water. I need a container for the water. Might as well be a pretty one.
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Protects me and my one pair of pants. Will probably help keep me warm, too.
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Those early mountain men don't have anything on me! Not only a coat, but good sleeping mat, too.
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Just cuz they're purty.
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My cup, ladle, to stir
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Not much needs to be said about this. I chose for all the obvious reasons, but chose this particular knife because of the shape of the point, bevel, spine and bolster.
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Bottle with stopper to keep tinctures and other medicines I'll make.
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For firewood, pounding stakes, process food, defense. To make sparks and probably lots of other uses.
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To pull things, hold on to things, make things, move things.
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Can't run around naked, even if I'm the only one around!
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To store all those things I make with my knife, hatchet, needle, pliers. Plus the dried chokecherries.
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Roping in and tying down, up, together.. .
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I'm claiming this sheep wagon, wood burning stove and all things contained within!
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My winter shirt.
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My summer shirt.
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Cook, hold water, container for other things. I can use the lid for a plate.
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