Joan Mead-Matsui
A Walk for Sunshine

A Walk for Sunshine

Jeff Alt experienced long days and nights alone as he braved a variety of weather conditions that ran the gamut from excessive heat and wind, 10-foot snow drifts to bitter cold and agonizing blisters to raise money for Sunshine Communities, a small community in Maumee, Ohio. His brother, Aaron has cerebral palsy and an intellectual disability and has called Sunshine home for more than two decades.

Celebrate National Public Lands Day

Celebrate National Public Lands Day

One of the best ways to show your appreciation for the rivers and trails you enjoy year-round is to join more than 200,000 volunteers around the country on Sat., Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., as they celebrate National Public Lands Day.  

Eye Protection to Suit Your Every Mood

Sunglass Warehouse offers a variety of styles and frames that can be worn for all of your activities from hiking and cycling to fly fishing. Be sure to read my review if you’re in the market for sunglasses.

Airplane Travel With Children?

Airplane Travel With Children?

Soar with your children   Rise Above Your Fear   Are you overwhelmed by the thought of traveling by plane with your children?   More than likely, there’ll come a time when you’ll contemplate a trip abroad or a visit…

Find Yourself Inside Your Body as “Whole Self”

Find Yourself Inside Your Body as “Whole Self”

Nature has a healing quality. Vibrant greenery rustling from movement. The scent of moist soil. The sounds of wind and water. The startling beauty of a mountain range when you step out of a clearing on a forest hike and see a vista across from you at eye level. The morphing shapes of clouds making lazy pictures in the bright blue sky. The heat of the sun on your face and arms. If you open your senses to experience the diverse qualities of nature and connect with the consciousness that lives in you behind your words and agendas, you will find yourself inside your body as Whole Self. This harmonious, resilient being is who you were born to be.

Venture to the “Land of the Long White Cloud”

Venture to the “Land of the Long White Cloud”

No matter where you go in New Zealand, you’ll come across various pubs with excellent beer, fine wine and wonderful food with pleasant service and a charm that’s all their own. All one needs is to make a stopover, soak up the ambiance and have a great time. Those not from the native country can always look up locations online and find the perfect, most suitable place to stay and enjoy the culture.

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