The last few days I have been traveling - in and out of airports and hotels.  During the trip I have enjoyed the continuing story Downriver: A Mississippi River Canoe Voyage.  Today I reread Chapter 2, which can be found here.  Great stuff!
 
 
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Thanks to Kris at A Hog, A Log, and A Frog for this survival reading list.  The Survival Template is #5!

How about a new book meme, of the preparedness/survivalist/homesteading variety? Feel free to copy and paste on your own blog, and add to the list:                           
1.       The Solar Food Dryer by Eben Fodor 
2.       The Wisdom of the Radish, and other lessons learned on a small farm by Lynda Hopkins (I look at this author’s blog occasionally)
3.       Dirt Cheap Survival Retreat: One Man's Solution by M.D. Creekmore
4.       Seed to Seed, 2nd Ed. by Suzanne Ashworth
5.       The Survival Template, by John A. Heatherly
6.       Possum living: How to live well without a job and with almost no money by Dolly Freed
7.       Vertical Gardening by Derek Fell
8.       100-day Pantry: 100 Quick and Easy Gourmet Meals by Jan Jackson
9.       Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Steve Solomon
10.   The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times by Carol Deppe
11.   All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew
12.   The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You can do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster by Bernie Carr (I subscribe to this author’s blog)
13.   One Second After by William R. Forstchen
14.   Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse by James Wesley, Rawles
15.   How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times by James Wesley, Rawles
16.   Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis by Peggy Layton
17.   When There Is No Doctor: Preventive and Emergency Healthcare in Challenging Times by Gerard Doyle (own this, haven’t read it)
18.   Where There Is No Dentist by Murray Dickson (own this, haven’t read it)
19.   Bug Out: The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It’s Too Late by Scott B. Williams
20.   A Guide to Canning, Freezing, Curing & Smoking Meat, Fish & Game by Wilbur Eastman
21.   When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency by
      Matthew Stein
22.   The Illustrated Guide to Edible Wild Plants by The Department of the Army
23.   Just in Case: How to be Self-Sufficient when the Unexpected Happens by Kathy Harrison
24.   Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, ed. By Abigail Gehring
25.   Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation by The Gardeners and Farmers of Centre Terra Vivante 
26.   How To Bury Your Goods: The Complete Manual of Long Term Underground Storage by Eddie the Wire
27.   SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition: For Any Climate, in Any Situation by John ‘lofty’ Wiseman
28.   Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life by Neil Strauss
29.   Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family, 2nd Edition by Arthur Bradley
30.   Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre by Brett Markham
31.   When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes by Cody Lundin
32.   Urban Survival Guide: Learn The Secrets Of Urban Survival To Keep You Alive After Man-Made Disasters, Natural Disasters, and Breakdowns In Civil Order by David Morris
33.   Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth
34.   The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando ‘FerFAL’ Aguirre (I’m reading this right now, and I subscribe to this author’s blog)
35.   Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival by Jack A. Spigarelli
36.   The Fifty Dollar and Up Underground House Book by Mike Oehler
37.   Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Steve Solomon
38.   Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest, and Cook Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn and More by Sara Pitzer
39.   98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive by Cody Lundin
40.   The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual by James Green
41.   Surviving Off Off-Grid: Decolonizing the Industrial Mind by Michael Bunker
42.   The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! Ed by Carleen Madigan
43.   Dirt-Cheap Survival Retreat: One Man's Solution by M.D. Creekmore
44.   Lights Out by David Crawford
45.   The New Seed Starter's Handbook by Nancy Bubel
46.   EMP Survival: How to Prepare Now and Survive, When an Electromagnetic Pulse Destroys Our Power  Grid (Volume 1) by Larry Poole
47.   Molon Labe! By Boston T. Party
48.   World Made by Hand: A Novel by James Howard Kunstler
49.   The Walk by Lee Goldberg
50.   Lucifer’s Hammer by Larry Niven
51.   American Apocalypse series by Nova
52.   Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse by James Wesley, Rawles (to be published in October)
53.   Carrots Love Tomatoes by Louise Riotte
54.   Success with Small Food Gardens by Louise Riotte
55.   Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
56.   Summer of the Apocalypse by James van Pelt
57.   Tooth And Nail by Craig Dilouie
58.   What So Proudly We Hailed by James Howard
59.   One by Conrad Williams
60.   Stacey’s Quest by AK Steele


 
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