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Advice to Survive in the Wilderness Realizing you are lost or stranded in the wilderness can be very scary, frustrating and confusing. If you should ever happen to you, what is the best tool to ensure survival?

Is it your pocket knife or fire starter? No, neither of these items is.… Read More

Swan Family

A Few Words In Praise of Birds Birds can soar overhead and they can cover great distances. They are privy to a “bird’s eye view” of a single building, a park, an entire city or landscape, making them a perfect metaphor for obtaining a fresh perspective on a situation, or for taking a larger view of an issue.… Read More


You Definitely Need Good Binoculars for Butterfly Watching One thing bird watchers and butterfly watchers have in common is binoculars. Of course, the butterflies can be harder to see if you want to see something as small or smaller as a hummingbird.

Binoculars, unfortunately, may be a challenge to choose. Every person will need a set that is best for that individual.… Read More

Love Birds

You Definitely Need Good Binoculars for Bird Watching If only humans could zoom in on an image like the eagle, we wouldn’t need to bring a pair of binoculars for bird watching around. But since we don’t, we need something to help us out.

Remember, you don’t always have to buy the most expensive one around because patience and skill are essential when you are out there trying to spot them amongst the trees.… Read More

Backpack with wheels

Backpacks with Wheels – a great idea that is usually lost in the implementation Who would’ve thought that backpacks could be a controversial area? People who buy backpacks often have strong ideas on whether to go with wheels or without wheels. Those who go without wheels – the majority – believe that backpacks with wheels are a poorly thought-out idea.… Read More