Leslie Holmes

About Me
Really Enjoying Your Time Away From Work

A few years after I retired, I realized that I was spending more and more time laying around the house and less time doing the things that I loved. I started thinking carefully about what I could do to change things, and it was very apparent to me that I needed to focus more of my energy on getting outdoors and enjoying my free time. I started learning more about recreation and sports, and within a few weeks, I found myself trying new adventures with friends like kayaking and bungee jumping. This blog is here to help other people to learn how to enjoy their time away from work to make the most of their lives.


Three Reasons To Experiment With Cannabis Edibles At Home

23 January 2019
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

Taking cannabis in its edible format — in a gummy, a baked good, or something similar — can be an experience that is enjoyable and that has medicinal value. Your local cannabis dispensary can not only sell you different types of edibles with varying dosages of THC, but can also help you to make the right decision about which product to buy. When it comes to consuming edibles, especially as a novice, you'll generally want to do so at home. Read More …

Extreme Spots: You Don’t Have To Go It Alone

15 January 2019
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

Certain types of sports can be very frightening, namely the extreme sports that you might engage in out in nature: surfing, scuba diving, and rock climbing. These are a bit different in nature than the classic football, basketball, and tennis sports that so many people participate in. First, it's not a team sport and also not a sport that you're likely to have had any experience with during your school years. Read More …

4 Steps To Accelerated Free Fall

12 December 2018
 Categories: , Blog

If you love roller coasters and heights, but you want a bigger challenge, you should consider learning to skydive. AFF stands for accelerated free fall, and it's a training method used to teach people how to skydive. AFF is a safe and effective way to learn how to participate in this great sport. Here are four steps to AFF. 1. Attend a lecture. The first thing you'll do is attend a comprehensive class where you'll learn the basics of skydiving in a classroom setting. Read More …

Tips For Finding Affordable Fishing Equipment

23 October 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

If you have decided that you would like to head out on a big shore fishing trip, either alone or with your family, you are going to want to make sure that you have all of the equipment needed. Of course, this could add up to cost a lot of money and that might concern you if you are trying to work within a budget. To help reduce the cost of the entire trip, you could make use of the following tips in order to at least save money on the cost of the fishing equipment that you need. Read More …

Preparing For A Disaster? Why You Need To Know Before You Use A Tourniquet

27 August 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

If you're going to be putting your emergency bug-out pack together, you'll probably be adding a tourniquet to the supply list. While tourniquets are one of the best ways to stop uncontrolled bleeding, they're not without their risks. In fact, mistakes made during the application and use of tourniquets can lead to life-threatening complications for the victim. If you're going to be keeping tourniquets in your emergency bug-out pack, you'll need to know how to use them properly. Read More …