Crawling through the thick woodlot, watching closely for any sign of the opponent, I hear a dull thwack-thwack-thwack. Continue reading ‘Get in the game with this paintball offer’
Few three-letter words can cause this much debate in the midst of horrible tragedy.
From rural Burkesville, Ky., comes the gut-wrenching story of an accident that took the life of a 2-year-old girl. While walking out to her porch, Stephanie Sparks left her 5-year-old son, Kristian, and his sister in a room alone. One fateful moment later, tragedy struck. Continue reading ‘Tragic shooting illustrates importance of gun safety fundamentals’
Saturday was a fine day for fishing.
Picture-perfect weather, three young anglers and a pond full of hungry bluegills — all that was missing were a few juicy earthworms. Continue reading ‘Young anglers get a lesson in worm wrangling’
A few new cracks can be seen in the roof of the Zaktansky camper before sealant is applied.
It was a bitter battle all winter, and one I constantly was losing.
Mother Nature battered our old camper roof with a constant barrage of snowflakes, rain and ice. The slushy slew of precipitation was aided by winds that tore through numerous plastic tarps I used like they were made of egg shells. Continue reading ‘Preparing the family camper, one crack at a time’
Change is inevitable. Nature shows us that. Caterpillars become butterflies. Streams carve new paths through the landscape. Trees fall, animals die and new life cycles are constantly rebudding into the ecosystem. Continue reading ‘Unexpected ripple effect of Boy Scout policy change’
Don’t ever underestimate the power of homemade salsa.
Not just any homemade salsa, mind you, but my wife’s special blend of tomatoes, peppers and other tasty goodness. Continue reading ‘Never underestimate the power of homemade salsa’