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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

  • What a wonderful time it is to be in Ohio! As a resident of Michigan, I don’t believe I’m permitted to congratulate the Ohio State Buckeyes for making it to college basketball’s Final Four, but I have no qualms about celebrating Ohio’s propensity for attracting migrating birds.

  • How can you enjoy the national parks this spring? The options are almost endless, but here are seven quick suggestions on where to head.

Monday, March 26th, 2012

  • Buying the best camera gear on the market will not turn you into the best photographer on the planet. It will move you in that direction, but if you don't alter your thinking when framing pictures, you'll remain lost in the void.

  • Elk antlers wind up in art, are ground into perceived aphrodisiacs, and grace fireplaces.

  • The roster of national park "friends groups" has grown with the relatively recent arrival of the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks: The Bates Wilson Legacy Fund, an organization working to support projects within those two red-rock gems of the National Park System.

    Though the organization technically has been around for three years, it held its "comi