“Tender-handed stroke a nettle, / And it stings you for your pains. / Grasp it like a man of mettle, / And it soft as silk remains.” (Aaron Hill, 1685 – 1750)
A nice, cozy, safe shelter!
If one were to paint what is going on in the woods right now…
Vitamin C is on the top of the list of vitamins that help you fight off colds, and pine needle tea is a wonderful provider of Vitamins A and C.
Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through to the 1880s.