This blog is dedicated to our grandchildren, of which we currently have 14. We don’t get to spend as much time with them as we’d like so it’s my hope that they will learn a little more about their grandparents if/when they read these pages in the future.

We will be adding posts that touch on our outdoor activities and self-reliance projects. Posts may include our own product reviews and projects undertaken by other bloggers. We’ll also be posting some very unique info from early in the 20th century that has been digitally preserved.

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About the author:

My name is Ben Kanoff. I’ve been a life-long resident of northern Indiana….. a welder/machinist by trade and self-employed in some form since 1980.

Dogs, fishing, hunting, hiking and photography are my stress relief….self-reliance and radio communications are my passion.