Category: Hobbies

The Unofficial Roku Channel Guide

This Roku Channel Guide includes Access Codes and Links to Channels available on the Roku set top box. Roku is a small, inexpensive device, one inch tall and less than five inches wide. It sits next to your television and streams video and music from an Internet connection to your television. The Roku does not

Cycling For Life

There are many ways to exercise. These experiences range from walking, jogging, swimming to lifting weights, or an assort of other options. You may exercise with any of these. While each accomplishes results when approached seriously, one form of exercise could be added to the list. Many may consider it as a fun activity, but

Boating Secrets Uncovered

For some people, the perfect day is clear and sunny. It’s not too cool and it’s not too warm. There is a gentle breeze blowing and the water is like a smooth plate of glass and they are happily riding along the water in their new boat enjoying the scenery along the way. If this

Learn Crochet – Crocheting Made Easy

Crocheting is one of the oldest needlework arts. Its name is derived from the French word “croche” meaning a hook. Even a novice can crochet intricate laces and designs for tablecloths, doilies, scarves and other household furnishings, as well as various fashion items. Crochet is easily mastered; only two items are essential-a crochet hook and

Perfecting Your Golf Swing

So you have seen Tiger elegantly making that last hole down the course and from that scene you realize one thing: you want to learn how to play this game. However, you have one tiny problem. You have never picked up a golf club before and you have never played a game of golf your

Saltwater Aquariums and Reef Tanks

You’ve been to the pet store and noticed the fish tanks and thought “maybe I could do that”. Guess what, you can “do that” and it’s not nearly as difficult as you may think. The tropical fish keeping hobby has come a long way over the past decade thanks in part to advances in aquarium

Portrait Photography Made Easy

People love to take portraits. A portrait is a captured likeness of the subject, in this case, a person, especially their face. Portrait photography, however, has deeper a connotation than that, being understood as a superior quality image, capturing the individual’s physical likeness, their character on a digital or film camera’s sensor. It is also

Guide To Woodworking

So you’re thinking you want to learn woodworking? Woodworking can be a fun and satisfying hobby, but it can also be quite frustrating. In a world filled with mass-produced, poorly crafted pieces of furniture, it can be a thrill to produce a piece made with your own two hands. Take a few pieces of wood,

Portrait Photography

People love to take portraits of them. A portrait is a captured likeness of the subject, in this case a person, especially their face. Portrait photography, however, has deeper connotation than that, being understood as a superior quality image capturing the individual’s physical likeness, their character on a digital or film camera’s sensor. It is

My Camping Book

The hope of camping out that comes over one in early spring, the laying of plans and arranging of details, is, I sometimes think, even more enjoyable than reality itself. As there is pleasure in this, let me advise you to give a practical turn to your anticipations. Think over and decide whether you will

Paddle Your Own Kayak

Paddle Your Own Kayak There are several ways to kayak. Kayaking does not always include whitewater, rapid waters, etc. You can kayak in still rivers, still waters, such as lakes, or even on the ocean and in the sea. You can also use your kayak as a way to surf, or in slow moving rivers.

The Practice & Science Of Drawing

The best things in an artist’s work are so much a matter of intuition, that there is much to be said for the point of view that would altogether discourage intellectual inquiry into artistic phenomena on the part of the artist. Intuitions are shy things and apt to disappear if looked into too closely. And

Quilting Revealed 101 – Beginner’s Guide to Quilting

Beginner’s Guide to Quilting Quilting is really old, as well as for many, has that wonderful mixture of domestic necessity, social cohesion, and craftwork. Quilting techniques don’t vary enormously around the world, however, the designs are largely specific to each country, or perhaps a society, even though traditional American patchwork designs have grown to be