Outdoor adventure

10 end-of-summer essentials

Gear up for the last days of summer A hot Indian summer can last for weeks, or longer, after Labor Day, so don’t give up yet on fun in the sun. For summer’s last hurrah, do it right with these 10 essentials for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors. Gear up and get outside, while you [...]

By | 2017-08-23T13:51:14+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Beauty, Food and beverage, Home, Outdoor adventure|0 Comments

Fishing tournament a win, despite no fish

My son and his cousin were among about two dozen participants in a new free kids fishing tournament, sponsored by Fauquier County Parks, on April 29, at C.M. Crockett Park.  The catch-and-release competition awarded prizes for the biggest fish and the most fish caught. The tournament started at 10 am so we arrived early at [...]

By | 2017-04-30T15:13:18+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Outdoor adventure|0 Comments

Taking up mountain biking? Get the right gear for your ride

I was an avid mountain biker in my early 30s, and once again I have taken up the sport, more than a decade later, to find that lots has changed. The trails and techniques have not changed much, but I have. Luckily, mountain bikes have changed too, and newer models are much more suited for [...]

By | 2016-12-21T08:52:22+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Health & Fitness, Outdoor adventure|1 Comment