Contemplating Dick Proenneke

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by Hispeedal2, Dec 24, 2007.


  1. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

    I was home for Christmas in the first time in about 3 years. I was watching Public Television- they were doing their fund raising. The played "Alone in the Wilderness" about 10 times while I was there. Dick Proenneke was a one of a kind- that's for sure. I have never seen anyone hand hewn logs so quick and effortlessly. Anyone read any of the books based on his journal or seen any of the other documentaries made about him? I was contemeplating picking some up.

    I think that documentary helped realign my priorities and start thinking about my own homestead.
     
  2. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

  3. AlterEgo

    AlterEgo Monkey+++

    Hey Al!

    Happy Holidays to you and the wife...

    AlterEgo
     
  4. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

    And the same to you AE!

    Those rings made a nice edition to my M1A. It is now sporting some leupold glass. If only it would stop raining long enough for me to get out and shoot it.
     
  5. the dog

    the dog Monkey+++

    Dick gave all his films to man in Colorado.this man took them and made a couple of nice films about Dick.i boguht 2 of them they are good.one of them has Dick talking in it and a bit of footage from recent times.the film maker jsut finished it and let Dick see i before his death.he died about 2 years ago on easter weekend....if my memory isnt failing...lol

    BOB Swerer is the man you need to contact...1-800-737-0239
     
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