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A Relaxing Trip Down the Blue Ridge Parkway
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A Relaxing Trip Down the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 469-mile national parkway that runs from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, north to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  Amazing overlooks, endless hiking trails, campsites, parks and, of course, gorgeous views are all over this All-American Road, just waiting for adventurous trail-blazers and [...]

7 Rainy Day Ideas
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7 Rainy Day Ideas

We’ve all heard the rhyme, “April showers bring May flowers”, and so we have the general knowledge that when April rolls around there will more than likely be rain. This doesn’t mean that your day is completely ruined though. No, you may not be able to go for a run, [...]

Five Classic Books to Read in One Sitting (Or Hammocking)
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Five Classic Books to Read in One Sitting (Or Hammocking)

One of life’s great pleasures is rocking away in a hammock with nothing to do except take in the sights and sounds around you.  After a few hours of doing this, however, you might become a little antsy.  Unless your name is Buddha, endless silence can take it’s toll on [...]

6 Essential DIY Repair Items For Your Hammock
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6 Essential DIY Repair Items For Your Hammock

Hammock living is mostly carefree, but it is not without it’s responsibilities.  Proper care and maintenance will help prevent the entire thing from falling apart at the wrong moment. Like the old saying goes:  “A stitch in time saves nine”.  If you can fix a problem early on, you will [...]

Relieve Stress through Outdoor Pursuits
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Relieve Stress through Outdoor Pursuits

Stress is a part of the American culture. Technology, traffic, hectic schedules and work are stressors that are a part of American’s daily lives. Long-term stress leads to illness and disease as well as energy depletion. Stressed out individuals who head outdoors are able to escape daily stress and restore [...]