How to Spot Every Issue on a Law School Exam

For purposes of writing a legal exam, issues are anything that a professor may give you points for noticing or discussing. Generally, unless the question asks only about specific issues, you should discuss all applicable legal theories, claims, causes of action and defenses assertible by or against any and all parties or potential parties. In…

How to Rig a Spinner For Trout Fishing

More than twenty years ago I was taught a great technique for rigging spinners for trout fishing. In reality this method can be used for rigging spinners for fish other than trout, but it is most effective when used in the flowing waters of a river or stream. The man who taught me this method…

Olympic Bar Sleeves Maintenance

We covered general barbell maintenance in our last article. Now that you know general care and maintenance of your barbells we’ll delve into more thorough cleaning of your Olympic barbell sleeves. The ‘sleeves’ on a barbell are the rotating ends where your plates are added to the bar. A newer bar shouldn’t require such close…

Whistler Accommodation – The Aspens Advantage

Looking to escape the chaotic clamour of city life? The Aspens lodge is your Whistler accommodation solution for a peaceful alpine getaway. Tucked away on the serene slopes of Blackcomb Mountain, the Aspens includes all the comforts and amenities to ensure a pleasurable Whistler stay. Amazing Amenities As one of the mountain's most spacious and…

The 7 C’s of a Successful Resume

Your resume may have taken long hours to be perfected. However, there is no excuse to double check everything after it has been finished. The important thing is that you edit it with a fresh eye, maybe a day or two after it was written. This will enable you to see it from an outsider’s…

Eutrophication: Stop It Before It Starts

Eutrophication is a dangerous, unhealthy, and extremely unsightly state for your pond. Once a pond reaches this point, it can take years to rehabilitate it to the point that it can sustain life again. However, in most cases a pond also takes a number of years to get to this point in the first place.…

10 Funny Costume Ideas For Halloween 2009

If your budget’s tight or you’re simply looking for something different to do for Halloween this year, here’s a list of 10 funny costume ideas you can make at home in minutes for very little cost. Each one is a play on words, and they’re sure to earn you some grins or groans at the…

State Lines and PIs – To Cross Or Not to Cross

State lines and PIs: to cross or not to cross that is the question. A Shakespearian conundrum. Your driver’s license is accepted in all 50 states. So is your marriage license. What about your PI license? The NASIR stated, several years ago, it hoped one day the PI license too will be accepted in other…

The Spirit of the Blackthorn Tree

From the earliest times our Celtic and Druid ancestors from Iron Age times and probably before, the countryside in which they lived was the centre of their universe. It was full of meaning and wisdom. The trees were particularly important in the role each should play in their lives. We can once again use this…