The Thrill of Taking a Dive

   by Troutski Extreme sports are…extreme. (Easy enough statement, right?) You are talking about doing something that; A), you most likely shouldn’t do in order to see tomorrow; or, B), proving to your friends that you actually ARE crazy.   From scaling walls to slacklining above the Vegas Strip (and don’t even get me started […]

The Lone Pilot

  by Samantha Lewis One of the things that children dream of being when they grow up is a pilot. But there are some, once grown, who decide the cockpit is just too crowded and turn to the sport of hang gliding instead.   When speaking about the Great Outdoors, the hang glider is one […]

The Ultimate ‘Scary’ Sport

   by Carmen Schwartz When you think of exploring nature, or heading out on a surfboard to enjoy the tide, or perhaps being part of a bicycle tour – you categorize each of these as outdoor sports. Perhaps you think of them as your favorite hobby. But 2013 has brought back a sport/hobby from the […]

Live to Ride – Ride to Live

   by Amy Lignor Getting on that motorcycle, whether it be with your band of brothers or your wife, is a fun thing to do. You are talking about getting out into ‘Nature’ and seeing all that the dear ‘Mother’ has to provide, without having to strap on hiking gear and stare up at a […]

Experience America’s Amazing BioPark

  by Carmen Schwartz The idea of a biopark is not an old concept. However, thankfully, it has become one that has caught on in the last decade, with more and more cities and states wanting nothing more than to combine their zoo protecting wildlife with areas that protect vegetation and habitats – huge areas […]

Furniture Focus Tours at Heyward-Washington House

  Date: October 8, 15, 22 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Heyward-Washington House Address: 87 Church Street Description: Visitors are invited to study the significant 18th century English and Charleston-made furniture collection housed at this 1772 double house.  Learn about Charleston cabinetmakers, locally-harvested and imported wood, and the strong influence of Thomas Chippendale.The highlight of the […]

Fishing Report Lower Madison – Fri, Oct 4th

  Clarity has improved some but fishing was still tough yesterday. Fishing should pick up again as the river clears. Worms, crayfish streamers and baetis nymphs are still taking a few fish. Posted by Charlie on Oct 4, 2013 | Lower Madison Fly Recommendations Micro Mayfly – Olive Sculpzilla – White Bubble Back BWO Hi Vis […]

Guffey Colorado, Elevation 8600′

  Guffey, Colorado, now’s here’s a very unique town.  The town is pretty much owned and operated by one man Bill Soux.    Guffey is a “Road Side Attraction” in the truest sense of the words. Plenty of antiques and history to take up most of a day.  Make sure you have time for a few […]

Portraits of Meiji Japan—Photography from the 1880s

  June 13 – December 31 MMA Pacific Street Portraits of Meiji Japan features hand-painted Japanese albumen photography from the Museum’s permanent collection. Approximately ten years prior to the rule of Emperor Meiji (1868-1912), known as the Meiji restoration, Japan re-established diplomatic and trading relations with the rest of the world, marking a dramatic departure from […]

Andrew Schoultz, Exhibit

: current exhibitions  Andrew Schoultz July 5-November 17, 2013 MMA La Mirada   July 5, 2013: Open to the public to view the mural in process July 12, 2013, 6-8 pm: Opening Reception Andrew Schoultz is a San Francisco-based artist who creates monumental public wall murals, paintings, sculptures, and mixed-media installations. He generates a high-energy […]

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