Archive for the ‘Critters & Wildlife’ Category

Planet Abaco, Where Life is Languid

Planet Abaco, Where Life is Languid
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. Feature photo: Starfish in a boat’s spotlight on Little Bahama Bank THE BAHAMAS are much heard about but little understood. People think of Nassau, the hotels of Paradise Island, and giant cruise ships. The Abacos ain’t nothing...
January 20th, 2012 | Boating, Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Scenic Wonders, SERIES, STAFF, Water | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Costa Rica Highlights

Becoming Location Independent: Costa Rica Highlights
By staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. WHEN JON AND I told friends and family we were coming to Costa Rica for three months, it was incredible how many people had been here—or knew someone who had. Statistics show that approximately 2 million visitors come to this tiny country every...
October 12th, 2011 | COSTA RICA, Critters & Wildlife, DINING, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket
Review by guest writer Vicki Lathom. Photos & video Copyright © Vicki Lathom. WHO WOULD HAVE thought that my article on Chico the Boat Dog would take on a life of its own? Not only did I get blog comments and Facebook feedback on the story, but I also got a request from the creator of an inflatable...
July 9th, 2011 | Critters & Wildlife, GUEST BLOGGERS, Reviews, SERIES, VIDEOS | Read More

The 92nd Annual Livermore Rodeo

The 92nd Annual Livermore Rodeo
Story by guest blogger Judy Clement Wall. Photos Copyright © Judy Clement Wall. My town just held its annual rodeo for the 93rd time. It’s a big deal around here, as you might expect a 93-year-old event to be. I’m not really the rodeo type, so although I’ve lived here for the last eighteen years,...
June 25th, 2011 | Critters & Wildlife, GUEST BLOGGERS, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THE FIRST THING I want you to know is that, with some caveats I’ll touch on in this story, I usually don’t agree with keeping dolphins penned up in captivity. But when I had a chance to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery on...
June 22nd, 2011 | Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Reviews, STAFF | Read More

Chico the Boat Dog

Chico the Boat Dog
By guest writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. BEFORE CHICO WAS a boat dog, he was to be a show dog. Chico’s Sheltie super-parents, winners of many national AKC shows, looked like a good start for their child’s future. But it was not meant to be. His chart of projected growth showed...
June 18th, 2011 | Boating, CHARACTERS, Critters & Wildlife, GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES | Read More

Big Chute!

Big Chute!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. BRIAN IS ALWAYS reading boating magazines and dreaming of cruising the pleasure-boat waterways of the world. He’d love to do the San Juan Islands in a Nordhavn 62-footer (around $2 million pre-loved, including VIP...
July 17th, 2010 | Boating, Conservation, Critters & Wildlife, ONTARIO | Read More