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The Three Rs of Fishing March 26th, 2017 by Curtis Condon

I’ve mentioned Pop a time or two before. He was a fishing legend where I grew up. He is worth reintroducing here because he was a firm believer in the three Rs of fishing gear: repair, repurpose and reuse. Pop...


Cut Down to Save Big March 26th, 2017 by Victoria Hampton

At age 49, Donna Freedman decided to change her life. It was 2006, and she was a recently divorced, single parent with $130 to her name. Donna had always lived frugally, but found herself at a place in life where...


Six Steps to Get Your Finances on Track March 26th, 2017 by Victoria Hampton

Take control of your money instead of letting your money control you It is easy to talk about personal finance, but how do you take the talk from passive to active? Here are six steps to help you start your...


What a Photograph Cannot Do March 26th, 2017 by David LaBelle

I have written about what photography means to me and how it helps us cope and heal from traumas. But for all of the wonderful things photographs can do, they have limits—things they cannot do. How often have we heard,...


Man On a (High-Voltage) Wire March 26th, 2017 by Dianna Troyer

To commute to work, aerial lineman Kenneth “Badger” Knight hops a ride on a McDonnell Douglas MD500 helicopter—an aircraft known for being small, yet powerful and highly maneuverable. “It’s the greatest bucket truck in the world,” says Badger, who is...


Power of Contrast February 25th, 2017 by David LaBelle

Contrast is a powerful teaching tool and important player in writing and photographic composition. Contrasts come in shapes, colors, tones, sizes of subjects, even emotions. Though most of us seldom stop to analyze or internalize all the contrasts offered to...


Fascination With Roller Pigeons Comes Home to Roost February 25th, 2017 by Jennifer Brown

Squinting in the Arizona sun, his head tilted back and eyes scanning the sky, Gary Richards, 61, watches his birds perform their aerial feats. “If it’s not windy, they go so high you can’t see them,” he says. “The only...


Simplify Your Routine With Innovative Tools February 25th, 2017 by Victoria Hampton

Gardening is a wholesome task of manipulating the soil, planting favorite flowers and vegetables, and watching nature take its course—with plenty of nurturing in between. While the process of gardening may be the same, the tools used continue to improve....


Oh, Deer! What’s Eating You? February 25th, 2017 by Pamela A. Keene

Implement three primary strategies to keep those four-legged interlopers from feasting on your foliage The succulent plants you so carefully tend in your garden are like an oasis in a desert—a feast for the eyes and stomach, waiting to be...


A Collection of Collections January 25th, 2017 by Dianna Troyer

Jim and Nida Gyorfy collect and display collections at their 5,000-square-foot museum in Idaho Falls, Idaho.In 2003, the Gyorfys opened Collectors’ Corner Museum with 25 of their personal collections. Since then, they have accepted 25 donated collections and added a...