Category | Pursuits

Clothing Arts: Pickpocket Protection at Home and Overseas

Posted on 09 February 2015

By Bobbie Leigh This is a true story.  The scene is  New York City.  The  time is evening rush hour.  On the downtown  E subway, a well-dressed man  gets on… Continue reading »

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Gear Gifts for Travelers

Posted on 01 December 2014

Bluesmiths Kanaha Hydrophobic Shirt Being largely Irish, with a fair share of English blood, I haven’t always gotten along with the sun. That’s especially true at the beach and so… Continue reading »

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DeLorme inReach Satellite Communicators

Posted on 23 November 2014

by Everett Potter For anyone who travels off the grid to places where a cellphone won’t work but a satellite phone seems like costly overkill, Maine-based DeLorme may have the… Continue reading »

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Road Tested: Smith ChromaPop Sunglasses

Posted on 02 November 2014

  Everett Potter I’m as particular as the next guy about my sunglasses but never more so when I’m fly fishing, a sport that demands a good pair of polarized… Continue reading »

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Letter from London

Posted on 29 September 2014

By Bill Triplett Not that you ever need an excuse to pop over to London, but in case you’re looking for one – and happen to like art, photography, and… Continue reading »

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Scotland Homecoming: Isle of Skye and the Trossachs

Posted on 16 September 2014

By Monique Burns For the great Scotland Homecoming 2014, I visited Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, and Edinburgh, its stately capital, then joined Rabbie’s Trail Burners on the five-day “Highlands Explorer”… Continue reading »

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Scotland Homecoming Part 3: My Heart is in the Highlands

Posted on 03 September 2014

By Monique Burns I journeyed to Scotland during the great Homecoming 2014 to learn about my maternal great-grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Mason, and the places and people that produced him.  Frank… Continue reading »

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Scotland Homecoming, Part 2: Edinburgh and the Kingdom of Fife

Posted on 20 August 2014

By Monique Burns Searching for my great-grandfather’s legacy during the Scotland Homecoming 2014, I took a sleek, modern ScotRail train on a 50-minute journey from Glasgow east to the capital… Continue reading »

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Scotland Homecoming: Glasgow

Posted on 05 August 2014

Story & Photos by Monique Burns For years, I longed to see Scotland.  As a child, I lived for those moments when my sister and I put away our paper… Continue reading »

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41 Buckingham Palace Road Hotel

Posted on 07 July 2014

By Richard West, My wife and I recently visited London and the alarming question arose: how to escape half of humanity seething around Big Ben/Parliament/Westminster Abbey and the other half… Continue reading »

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