Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! I write this with a little difficulty trying to put my thoughts into words....lately I have been pondering about getting back to basics or simpler things...., going back to simpler times, simpler homes, simpler tools, but mostly simpler knives when camping or going out for your out door adventures. I love good quality knives, some more expensive and technologically advanced, etc, but I keep coming back to how effective and useful the basic ones like Opinel, Mora, Old Hickory, and others are when it comes to getting the jobs done. So I would love for this thread to be about your thoughts on simpler things, be they the times, homes, camping, tools, knives, lifestyles, etc. I think we can all enjoy the simpler things in life, not to mention a chance to slow down a bit this year, before it gets too far ahead. Was it Horace Kephart or some other adventurer who advocated get ting back to basics?