The Olympian Ghosts

Books have cogs, wheels (a mix of that). They tasted like berries on her mouth, to her wanderer’s soul. In her dreams her feet must touch land. But tonight all she can see is the river’s unbending wall. The wuthering heights of the problem with pain, the enduring sameness of illness, and the weight of…

Landscape Painting Tips For Beginners

There is something quite magical about painting outdoors. I feel comfortably secluded with nature having an almost spiritual connection when I paint a landscape. Landscape painting is a passion of mine. I would like to share some tips and techniques that I have become accustomed to using over the years. My first bit of advice…

How To Care For Garden Tools

Whether you've got a small container garden on the patio or a large plot filling half your back yard, every gardening chore is easier with the right tools at hand. Collecting all the garden tools you need can be an expensive proposition, but if you care for them the right way they can serve you…

The F4U Corsair

The most capable carrier based fighter of the Second World War proved to be the Chance Vought F4U Corsair. This big, fast and maneuverable Navy and Marine fighter was designed around the Pratt and Whitney XR-2800 Double Wasp engine, which was designed to be the most powerful aircraft engine in the world at that time.…

Some Sage Advice From Great Grandma

Family stories are amazing to me. You hear of family members long ago and through the retelling of their lives you can get an idea of ​​who they were. And by hearing about who they were, you can find timeless wisdom that can apply to your own life now. My great grandma was one of…

Revealed: Why Leather Cleaners Are a Smart Investment

Leather is one of the most sophisticated fabrics available. When used in furniture, it creates a distinct ambiance, instantly dressing up a space with untold class. However, while it is a very appealing fabric to use in decorating, it is also one that requires careful maintenance in order to retain its integrity. In order to…

Planning the Perfect Family Party

It is so fun when the family gets together. But a lot of family parties fall flat before the even really begin. But it does not need to be that way! A few key tips for planning a family party can make your next party the family talk for the next year – or even…

Solo Fishing

Having grown up in the flat lands of the south all I fished were lakes. My parents had a couple acres on a lake and I spent my formative years fishing for large-mouth bass and blue gill. My methods must have seemed primitive by many people’s standards. I started off with a cane pole fishing…

Choose The Perfect Jeans For This Spring

Although jeans are a year-round part of our casual wardrobe, nothing beats the feeling of having a new pair as soon as we got rid of winter’s cold. And with a pair of light wash denim jeans, you can never go wrong. Spring is the perfect season to make the transition to more colorful, lighter…

Finding a Safe Dating Site

Seems like everywhere we surf on the Internet nowdays we run across this little advertisement: 'Free online personals'. They are everywhere, they are dating sites, and more are opening up shop every day. Welcome to the newest internet gold rush. More and more people are signing up to these new and "free" dating sites. What…

Do You Have A Serpentine Belt? What's That?

Do you have a serpentine belt that drives everything on the front of your engine? A serpentine belt is the long belt with all the little * notches * on the underside. It goes around the crankshaft pulley, the power steering pulley, the alternator pulley, the air conditioner pulley, and the water pump pulley. Whew!…