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.


3 Advantages of Using a Trail Cam When Deer Hunting

16 March 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

One of the many technological devices that you can benefit from using as a deer hunter is a trail camera. The features of these cameras can vary according to model, but they're typically equipped with night vision and a motion sensor so that they record only when something trips the sensor. When you return to the woods to check your trail cam, you can pop the SD card into your laptop and review the footage — and, hopefully, you'll see signs of some enormous whitetail deer in the area. Read More …

3 Reasons To Go Waterfowl Hunting This Season

5 March 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

When most people think of hunting, they usually think of tracking deer, bears and other large animals in a forest. But if you are looking for a fun way to switch up your seasonal hunting routine, it might be time to be looking for a different kind of prey. Waterfowl hunting is becoming more and more popular these days for a variety of reasons. Here's why you might want to add waterfowl hunting to your future plans. Read More …

Four Reasons Why Bay Boats Make Excellent Duck and Alligator Hunting Boats

10 February 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

Bay boats are becoming popular again. Bay boats are lightweight boats that can accommodate several people. You can fish on them, and you can hunt on them, too. In fact, they are ideal boats for hunting ducks and alligators. Here are four reasons why you should use a bay boat on your next aquatic hunting trip. 1. Their Flat Bottoms Make It Easy to Hide in Tall Reeds Ducks will spot hunters in any boats on the water. Read More …

In A Recreation Rut? Here’s Four Ideas to Stop Spinning Your Wheels

31 January 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

If doing the same old activities during your leisure time is making you feel as if you're spinning your wheels in leisure time rut, that's a sign that it's time to shake things up. Fortunately, there are many leisure activities that won't leave you feeling bored and dissatisfied. Following are four of them.  Pistol Shooting Many people think of pistol shooting as something that people learn how to do in order to better protect themselves and their loved ones from criminals. Read More …

Renting A Cottage By The Sea

18 January 2018
 Categories: Recreation & Sports, Blog

Whatever your reason for seeking refuge in a cottage rental near the sea, certainly you hope to do so without trouble. However, if you've never sought such a space before, the following rental questions must be raised first. 1. Does the Owner Have Many Personal Belongings in the Cottage? Many cottage owners rent out their own personal beach homes to vacationers. They may not only have bed linens and towels for your use, but they might have personal knickknacks and belongings throughout the place. Read More …