Tips on Staying Safe While Having Fun in the Sun

Those rays are upon us! Sitting by the pool, enjoying those lazy days at the beach with the kids, jumping into that swimming hole to get cool from the summer heat. All of these case scenarios are a whole lot of fun and everyone wants to do them. After all, that’s what summer is all about – having rest and relaxation before the winter winds and blowing snow come back into the picture. But what many fail to remember are the illnesses that can come from being out in the heat too long, or the accidents that can happen when it comes to swimming or even grilling over the campfire. Most every illness and/or accident can be avoided; all you have to do is take minor precautions, be attentive, and not let the sun become a negative.

Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that

Birds Are People Too

More and more data is being collected in regards to the coexistence of humans and wildlife

Traveling Solo is a Great Adventure

There are so many stories out there to scare the solo traveler

How to Have Yourself a Merry “Green” Christmas

How to Have Yourself a Merry “Green” Christmas By Amy Lignor   Yes, the turkey is carved and eaten and those awesome decorations are beginning to crop up around the neighborhood, as well as in your very own living room. This is the time of year where everyone smiles just a bit more, as family […]

Your Guide to Visiting the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50

  Your Guide to Visiting the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50 By Burt Carey The National Football League’s golden anniversary league championship, Super Bowl 50 will be played Feb. 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The entire Bay Area and Super Bowl host committee are preparing for a week of festivities […]

10 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

  10 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers By Burt Carey   Back in 1986, I bought my first house with more naiveté than savvy. That is to say mistakes were made. There was nothing insurmountable about any of the blunders, and my wife and I learned along the way. Today we are in our third […]

Winter Boating Tips ARE YOU A YEAR-ROUND BOATER?

  Winter Boating Tips ARE YOU A YEAR-ROUND BOATER? IF SO, THEN YOU SHOULD READ THIS. It was January 2, and a snowstorm had just passed through central New Jersey. The temperatures were in the teens, and the wind was blowing so the wind chill was pushing zero. The marina was empty except for four […]

Top 10 Tips to Choosing your Outfitter

By Ron Spomer   My friend Kirby was a heck of a hunter, a Midwest country boy who grew up chasing everything from bunnies to whitetails. He graduated to do-it-yourself elk and bear hunts on public land in the West, got a good job, made some money and discovered he suddenly had more discretionary cash […]

Don’t Guide the Guide

You don’t know his terrain. You don’t know his animal herd. You don’t know his food sources. You don’t know his weather. So… Don’t guide the guide By John E. Phillips Hunters who go on guided hunts and tell guides where they need to be hunting are just like a patient who see a doctor […]