Origami. Memory albums. Quilting. What do these have in common? Well, at one point or another in time, they have represented the “hottest” hobbies in the United States. Taking up hobbies are not only a fun thing to do for the “artistic/creative” type, but they also help to reduce stress. Even the AMA has cited the fact that taking up a hobby can produce a calming environment that helps the heart and engages the mind. People who immerse themselves in a hobby that’s fun for them can ease the negative effects that daily stress puts on the shoulders of everyone.
Naughty Mother Nature? ‘I Like to Watch the Hatch’ Tee Can you turn away? Should you look away? The ‘PG’ rating is this: A pic that reminds you of Mother Nature at its finest. You know…that blessed ‘circle of life’ stuff where creatures keep ‘buzzing’ so habitats can thrive, and generations of their species […]
The Fly Fisherman’s Best Friend When it comes to talking about insects, some people will scrunch their nose and look a bit disgusted (while searching quickly around the area with the thought that some type of arachnid or perhaps cockroach is near them ready to attack). But others will light up when insects […]
When speaking about the many places in this country that hunters, anglers and the general outdoorsmen/women count on to provide the best when it comes to wildlife, it is the Adirondacks that are still making every list that’s accumulated on these subjects. This is no surprise actually; the Adirondack Mountains seem to be a location […]