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.


Etiquette Tips For Your Group Golfing Event

12 August 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

If relaxing at a local country club and playing a couple rounds of golf is your ideal way to spend a Saturday afternoon, think about how much more fun it would be if you invited a few of your close friends to join you. Of course, if your friends haven't ever visited the club before or are fairly new to golfing, you should consider some etiquette tips that will make the outing a blast for everyone who attends. Read More …

Tips For Parents Preparing Their Children For Summer Camp

10 July 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Camping trips can be an important way of helping your child to develop independence and strong social skills. However, these trips can be a source of stress for both the parents and child, but there are a few guidelines that will help to calm these fears and stresses. Keep The First Camping Trip Fairly Short There is a good chance that your child's first camping trip will be somewhat overwhelming. This is particularly true for children that may initially be shy or otherwise socially awkward. Read More …

The Minimalist’s Guide To Packing A Bag For A Deer Hunting Trip

9 May 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

There are a lot of products out there designed to make antelope hunting easier. In fact, there may be too many things out there. If you pick up very gadget and doodad that's made for deer hunters, you'll be trying to cart a pack that's as big as you are through the brush.  That's no way to hunt! If you prefer a minimalist approach, empty your pack out and start over. Read More …

The Fastest Way To Venison On Your Table Tonight

12 April 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

If you love to hunt deer, and you love venison, you may spend a lot of time in the woods. If you live close to the woods and have several deer tiptoe across your property, munching on stuff as they go, maybe you would not have to go into the woods. The only problem is trying to keep those "yard deer" from running off the minute you open a window or door to take aim with your hunting rifle. Read More …

3 Things To Know About Canoeing

27 March 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

When it comes to water activities, canoeing is something that can be both fun and rewarding. Paddling around on a canoe is a great way to explore an area and to get some exercise. There are also a lot of options when it comes to canoeing excursions. While canoeing may seem like a straightforward activity, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before heading out on a trip. Read More …