Neurobiologists Say Fly Fishing is Good For You

It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to know that fly-fishing is good for you. Or it does it? The Harvard Medical School’s Department of Neurobiology recently published an article that compared fly-fishing to yoga in its ability to relax the brain and combat the ill effects of every day stress. “What is it about this … More Neurobiologists Say Fly Fishing is Good For You

More Selfie Deaths Add to Disturbing Trend

(LiveOutdoors, July 7, 2016, Robert Deen) What is the greatest danger people face in the outdoors? Wild animals, raging rapids, poisonous serpents? It may actually be the dreaded selfie, the occasionally obnoxious habit of taking a picture of your self with a smart phone to share via social media. “Selfies kill more people than sharks!” … More More Selfie Deaths Add to Disturbing Trend

Weather Wisdom in Pioneer Proverbs

The Backwoodsman Magazine, July-August 2016 by Robert Deen   You remember those dusty old weather proverbs — “Circle the moon, rain or snow soon.” “When chairs squeak, it’s of rain they speak.” “When smoke descends, good weather ends.” Are they folksy wisdom, good-natured witticisms or simply old wives’ tales? Is there any truth to them? … More Weather Wisdom in Pioneer Proverbs