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Archery As a Sport and Hobby

I have this crazy job where I get to haul off and try new things every so often and then write a review about it for people to read. It's a job that I didn't know existed and therefore that I never planned to pursue. It sort of just fell into my lap one day and it has been the perfect job for me ever since. I love it. My days are filled with new things, sometimes safe and sometimes risky. Quite often I pick up great new hobbies that I'll have for a lifetime and other times I try something once that I'll never touch again. I recently had an interesting bout with archery. I'll admit that I... [Continue Reading]

More Drama Set for 2016 NFL Season

If you have your sights set on another exciting season of NFL action, your long wait is finally over. So grab your favorite team jersey and make plans to meetup with friends or head out to a game on Sundays. Its going to be a great 2016 NFL season. Unless you are a diehard MLB fan, you’re pretty much stuck with baseball from the middle of June until the first “real” NFL games take place in early September. Sure, there are all those wonderful pre-season games (cough cough) to fill the slate in August and sometimes the first few days of September, but those are pretty much... [Continue Reading]

Will Your Hunt be the Experience of a Lifetime?

What gets you most excited about being a hunter? For some, it is the pure excitement of the chase, man against animal. Others, meantime, enjoy the bonding with their fellow hunters, oftentimes friends or family members. No matter what makes the hunt work for you, having the hunt of a lifetime might occur when you least expect it. Then again, what you thought would be a pleasurable and relaxing experience could go in a different direction if you come into it unprepared for a number of things. Taking the Right Weaponry into the Field So that you can best prepare yourself for a game hunting... [Continue Reading]

The beginner’s guide to exotic wagers in horse racing

When you start out betting on horse racing, it is advisable to stick to the standard types of bets. The mechanics of straight win, place, show and across the board wagers are easier to wrap your head around when you are just starting out. However, once you have mastered these, it is fun and interesting to start looking at more interesting betting systems. These are referred to as ‘exotic wagers’ and below is some horse racing advice for mastering these types of bets. The types of exotic wager available Exacta – This type is difficult to pull off, but offers a higher yield... [Continue Reading]

7 Tips for Hosting a Safe and Fun Outdoor Party after Dark

As the weather warms up, a lot of people are ready to bring out the outdoor furniture and start hosting outdoor parties at their homes. This is a great way to bring everyone together for some fun in the beautiful weather of summer. Even though outdoor parties are so popular this time of year, there are some concerns that people will need to address. Everyone should be aware of these concerns and plan for them to host the best party possible. Here are seven tips for hosting a safe and fun outdoor party after dark that will please everyone. Plan for safety first Safety is the most important... [Continue Reading]

Hot Air Balloons: A Brief History

Hot air ballooning has been around for well over 100 years, but it has not always been available for everybody to enjoy. Nowadays, it is a popular activity and enjoyed by thousands of people all over the world. But it hasn't always been so popular or easy to take part. Read on for a small history on how hot air balloon flights became popular. The First Ever Balloon Flight The first ever-hot air balloon made was nothing like the hot air balloons used today. For starters, it was far smaller - not even enough room for a person to fit inside! These balloons were more like lanterns and... [Continue Reading]