Birds Are People Too

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Birds Are People Too by Amy Lignor   More and more data is being collected in regards to the coexistence of humans and wildlife, yet it’s important to keep in mind that the wildlife above also need to be cared for in order to make sure that the variety of species do not disappear.   […]

Traveling Solo is a Great Adventure

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Traveling Solo is a Great Adventure by Amy Lignor   There are so many stories out there to scare the solo traveler, yet getting away for some time by yourself is actually a great way to reenergize and get some peace all at the same time. Whether you want to take a journey for a […]

Tips for Building a Farm Pond

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  Tips for Building a Farm Pond By Burt Carey Growing up in rural Northern California, my two brothers and I were blessed to have a down-the-road neighbor who allowed us to fish in his farm pond just about anytime we wanted. It came to be known to us as Jack’s Lake. The pond sat […]

5 Tips for Renting a Yacht

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  5 Tips for Renting a Yacht By Burt Carey If cruising the Caribbean with upwards of 3,000 of your closest friends on a large ship isn’t your idea of a relaxing vacation, you might want to look into chartering your own yacht. Whether for a romantic getaway, a family vacation or spending time with […]

How to Have Yourself a Merry “Green” Christmas

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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

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  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

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  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?

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  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 […]

Don’t Guide the Guide

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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 […]

Top 10 Tips to Choosing your Outfitter

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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 […]