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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Admiration for a Semi-Hermit in Tasmania

John Hounslow, another one from the "Son of Savages" lineage. Tracing my family back I learned that we came from Scotland. Sailed to the States in a wooden ship and landed somewhere in what is now the Carolinas. The "McGee," decendent that wed a Cherokee Indian Lady that gave the world my grandfathers that gave the world me, owned a trading post in North Georgia, minted his own coins and fathered two sons, one of which was my great great great Grandfather, another man I hate I couldn't meet. Always, somewhere in me I feel an affinity towards self sufficient beings inhabiting a more pure life lived in the Outdoors. My hat is off to those that find that happy medium these days. Especially in a world that actually forces us to leave the Outdoor Life behind. My Hat is especially off to John Hounslow carry on Sir. AP


Johnmac said...

A great man love the bath tub...

johnmac said...

His knives are a true work of art, I love the patina the way the metals interact together.

Tavarua said...

Another one - Great

The Sporting Life said...

In the tub...what a blissful life.

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