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Lakes vs. Oceans
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Lakes vs. Oceans

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Last week we looked at why a river is a more optimal swimming choice than a lake. This week we’re going to compare lakes and oceans. When most people think of summer, they think of fun in the sun, at the beach. Unfortunately, lakes sometimes [...]

How To Build your own Hammock Raft!
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How To Build your own Hammock Raft!

Happy Catfish Day!!
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Happy Catfish Day!!

by Anna Fletcher You may not realize it, but today is a very special day. Not only is it the 176th day of the year and National Strawberry Parfait Day, today is National Catfish Day!! In 1987, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed June 25 as a day to honor “a [...]

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting
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How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior When most people go to the beach, they’re concerned about running into a shark. No one really pays attention to the little jellyfish lurking in the water. If you’ve ever been stung by one of these fellas you know it’s not pleasant. And if you [...]

Rivers vs. Lakes
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Rivers vs. Lakes

by Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior The start of summer means it’s time to splash down and cool off. Where’s the best place to take a nice dip to cool off and relax? We’ve already read why a lake is a better swimming choice than a pool. But what about a [...]