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A few helpful geocache links and YouTube channels

2 sites and 2 channels all Geocache

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello and Good Friday to you. Today I really couldn’t make up my mind on whether I wanted to just help some blogger out and give them some links or a couple of YouTube channels that I really liked. So I chose both. I found the two most active blogs about Geocaching and the two most active YouTube channels that are centered around this weeks topic. So we are wrapping up the topic of Geocaching as a way to get you and the kids outdooors before old man winter shows up. So let’s get started and see what wonders the …

Geocaching is the largest hide and go seek game.

Geocaching: Lets Go on a Treasure Hunt

Reading Time: 4 minutes Who doesn’t like a good treasure hunt? We all went treasure hunting at one time.  My best friend and I in school once saw an incredibly bright rainbow and so we took off to go find the end of the rainbow so we could get the gold. Well as you probably know **Spoiler Alert** there is no end of a rainbow. They are in fact round. That and they are refractions of light. Which doesn’t help to keep them fixed in one place either? So how does a bizarre tale of rainbows, and a pirate’s booty call have in common …

Helpful video on what geocaching is all about

Get out and find some cache

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well we had some serious topic these past two weeks so it found that it is high time for some levity and fun. This week we are talking about getting outdoors and exploring the world. Most people won’t. The biggest reason is everybody’s favorite radio station. WIIFM or What’s In It For Me? So here is an incentive for you Treasure. Got your attention now right! Thought that may work. Now let’s not get excited too much we are not talking about Forest Finn’s treasure, but it does give you and your kids some adventures to talk about. The treasures …

look to other cultures on how they handle their grief

How Others Handle Grief

Reading Time: 2 minutes OK, let’s wrap this week of a downer with a little bit a levity and learn a thing or two. This Friday linkfest is about different funeral customs and some interesting people who were buried in interesting ways. 15 different funeral customs from around the world. Whether you have Jazz funeral in New Orleans or you have your body stuffed in a tree. Scoopwhoop found several interesting ways for a final send-off. Papua New Guinea takes the winner in my book not only do some people eat their dead. UGH! There is also a tribe that lops off their fingers …

Grieving in silence isn't a good way to deal with your grief

Dont Grieve in Silence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ok, This week we are getting back on track but to do that there is a grieving process. This process is a natural part of coping with the loss of a loved one. Yet many people especially us guy we like to go at it alone and in silence. This Stoic approach may help us feel noble and strong when we are faced with a moment of weakness. Yet Rachel takes the approach to share your grief. Talk about what you are going through. She poses a very good position on why staying silent isn’t good for you nor those …

smiling it improves your face value

Why do We Smile?

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is a lot of thoughts on why we smile. The benefits have been looked at and studied but scientist and the curious for years. People find smiling faces to be more welcoming and pleasant than just a hello. We can hear smiles in a person’s voice. It is a social indicator where we are accepted into a group. Smiling even changes the chemical composition of the brain. So when someone says you just need to smile more to get out of a funk. You cant feel miserable when you are smiling. There are many quotes covering the power of …

How to get better sleep

Three styles of Naping

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sleep it is your best friend and worst enemy depending on what you are trying to accomplish. Often men who are battling with themselves have a hard time sleeping. They sit up late at night with things on their mind. Did they say the right thing at the job? How am I going to fix the snafu with the wife? All of these and more can cause insomnia. Here are some ways you can get some sleep and better yet, restful sleep that will help you stay alert and sharp. That way you can stand out in the meeting and …

hooray for international cat day

It’s International Cat Day

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There are three types of guys. There are those that like cats. THere are the guys that like dogs and then there are the guys who like them both. Well, today is International Cat day. A day where people all around celebrate the animal that could care less about what we do as long as it is cleaning the litter box, making sure that the food is at the proper level and that you are around to give scratches when demanded.

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Yes, we love out hairy overlords and delight in the times they utterly fail at being a cat. Then there is the time they are are being cats and it still gives you a good chuckle. So for international Cat Day here are some cats…

it does you good to get some sleep

Sleep, it does a body good

Reading Time: 8 minutes As Americans, we pride ourselves on our ability to bust tail. I told my kids as they grew up, to make an impression. You have to make yourself a hand. Hard work and dedication will often get you pretty far in the world. This is still true. Yet, sleep is starting to have a favorable look also. The public view of sleep is starting to change. With proof being in other countries. We also see what happens in countries like Japan when it is honorable to work yourself into an early grave. There is more to life than working, I …

sleep for your betterment

A Good Nap for Your Betterment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ah, ever wake up for a nice little nap? Be it a 30-minute power nap on a Wednesday or a nice long 2-hour nap on a Saturday afternoon. The feeling after taking a nap is one of refreshment. Especially those ones when you wake up and you have a bit of Sheet face for the next hour. Oh, naps. Yeah, you may hate them as a child but many hit about 30 and it is a glorious time. Sadly some people look down on napping. They don’t realize all of the health benefits you receive from taking even a 30-minute …