After a cold and hilly ride on Sunday, which was fun despite my not one but two flat tires from a piece of metal I picked up somewhere, Monday dawned as a beautiful day. Blue skies full of puffy clouds and highs in the low 80s. That is perfect cycling weather.
It seemed excessive, wrapping the fishing line around itself seven times before pulling it taut. Isn't five times good enough? Wouldn't six work? Why did it have to be seven? Because that's how my grandfather did it, and it's how he wanted it done.
KELLERVILLE, Ill. -- The sun remained high enough in the afternoon sky to annoyingly bounce off the shimmering water and make Phillip Robertson regret leaving his sunglasses in the tent. Tony Robertson laughed at his brother's misfortune, but offered...
FOWLER, Ill. -- Craig Bishop sat on the edge of the dock, his legs dangling over the side with his heels only an inch or so above the water. He knew better than to disrupt the serenity of the glass-esque topwater, but it was tempting. "It got hot today...
The types of birds coming through your neighborhood are probably changing, and so is the timing of their migrations. Birdwatchers noticing these differences are on the front line in figuring out how climate change and more severe weather events are putting stress on bird populations.
Gardner Camp is hosting an Ultimate Outdoor 3-on-3 Challenge on Saturday, May 11, with participants competing for a $500 school prize. The outdoor skills team competition is for children in grades 7-12.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Spring and summer months bring both the buzz of lawnmowers and bees. These fuzzy flyers are important pollinators, playing a crucial role in the production of many favorite fruits and vegetables.