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    (Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 13:41:51 -0700)
    Flower Pictures - A Mild Obsession #1
    What does one need to do to get the perfect close-up of a wild flower? Set up a tripod, clip on camera, then snap, snap it's in the bag, camera, chip.. whatever? Maybe... but consider a few unexpected impediments first. Finding the perfect clump of subjects (mostly the easy part), stopping suddenly
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 08:36:38 -0700)
    Digital Or Film?
    For many, digital photography is a breath of fresh air, but be wary - believing our landscape images will be superior could be a serious blunder. Having lost count of the number of people who have asked me: “have you gone digital?” I am always left wondering why it’s such a much-asked quest
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 23:03:14 -0700)
    Flower Pictures - A Mild Obsession #2
    So a gorgeous yellow daisy mesmerises me, swaying elegantly in the light afternoon breeze, bathed in the warm light. Mmmm...emotions gently bubble to the surface, excitement foremost, followed by the deep satisfaction that I've been able to make time to return to this spot to revisit my yellow daisy
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 08:40:24 -0700)
    Improving Our Landscape Images.
    Landscape photography can be a challenge, but with the right composition and good natural light it can be made a bit easier. All the world’s cameras, films and other photographic equipment are no more than tools for making landscape pictures. Cameras don’t think for themselves. Whether we use d
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 07:23:18 -0700)
    Get The Most Out Of Your Camera. (Part 1).
    Would you like to take wildlife pictures like you see in magazines, or even turn everyday objects into photographic art? Did you ever see an image where only a small part of it is sharp? Using the aperture ring correctly can maximise the artistic look of your image. Not only does it determin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 16:29:26 -0700)
    Go Kart Frames - Choosing the Right One for You
    Karting enthusiasts emblazon the image of the perfect chassis in their minds: lightweight, yet powerfully durable material capable of launching a kart forward without the slightest wear or tear. Rare material that comes with the likes of professionally built popular race-cars like the illustrious Mc
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 19:57:51 -0700)
    Coaxing Fresh Vegetables From the Garden All Winter Long
    Autumn typically signals the end of home grown vegetables from the garden, but with a little ingenuity you can harvest garden fresh produce well into the winter months. My Central Pennsylvania garden continues to supply fresh vegetables during the fall and winter when most gardeners in my growing re
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 08:40:30 -0700)
    7 Factors Needed for a Compost Pile
    Compost, made from decomposed grass clippings, leaves, twigs, and branches, becomes a dark, crumbly mixture of organic matter. Learn how composting works. Even a newbie to composting can make good quality compost. It can be compared to cooking as art or part science. The following 7 factors wil
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 22:05:48 -0700)
    Flower Pictures - A Mild Obsession #3
    Yellow daisy, oh yellow daisy - please tell me about fills and flags! How does one use them effectively? Good question sighs my daisy. An answer or two... One can shoot anything straight without flash in good daylight and get okay results. I've read a load of articles in the last few months sa
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 03:48:48 -0700)
    Get The Most Out Of Your Camera. (Part 2).
    Lets add motion to our images. In part 1 of: Get the most out of your camera, we looked at how to use the aperture and the creative uses of depth-of-field. In this part we’ll look at how to use the shutter button on your camera and how both the shutter and the aperture control exposure. The sh
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 07:14:49 -0700)
    Get the perfect exposure… every time!
    Did you ever get back a fresh batch of film, only to be disappointed in finding out that you got back wash-out boring images. The problem is that you didn’t expose your film properly. Whether we use a digital or film camera, we need to be able to calculate exposure properly. But first, we n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 07:27:56 -0700)
    The Truth about Fifth-wheels
    Fifth-wheel trailers range from about 8,000 pounds to more than 18,000 pounds, plus the weight of fluids and personal effects. In the more compact fifth-wheels, sleeping accommodations differ from the conventional size models; the small fifth-wheel models all provide a full-time bed in the raised fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 03:58:28 -0700)
    Light is life!
    Understanding natural light is a “must” for good landscape images. The job of a landscape photographer is to record a scene. Yet, photographers often fail to capture what it felt like to be actually at a scene. A good landscape photographer arrives at a scene early, and waits for the scene to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 15:23:37 -0700)
    How To Choose The Perfect Retailer For Your Log Furniture
    The great thing about looking for a retailer or manufacturer of rustic log furniture is there are plenty of sellers out there these days, especially with the age of the world wide web. Since the birth of the internet everyone and there brother seem to have tried to start making and selling all type
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 12:52:06 -0700)
    Mistakes When Planting or Transplanting
    We can plant too early. Remember those beautiful warm March or April days when we are tempted to go out and start our gardens? Why not, the stores already have the plants for us to transplant so it must be time. Early planting can lead to money out of your pocket. Even if we plant the seeds like
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 22:42:59 -0700)
    Dolls without Borders
    Although fashion dolls have possibly been around since ancient times there’s no doubt that the introduction of the Barbie Doll at the American Toy Fair in New York back in 1959 set doll collecting on a new course. At first, the slender blond plastic fashion conscious young lady was meant for childr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 07:29:36 -0700)
    The 10 tips for a good maintenance of fountain pens
    A decalogue for a good maintenance of fountain pens, extract from the Stipula's experience. 1)Wash your pen every few weeks and whenever changing ink color. 2)Use only cold or tepid water when washing the pen. Demineralised water will work best (tap water sometimes contains particles which may cl
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 11:21:52 -0700)
    Composting the Easy Way
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Having
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 04:30:01 -0700)
    5 Tips For Shooting Winter Landscapes.
    Winter brings out the toughest elements in our climate, with many people putting away their camera bags ‘till early spring. But, if you do put away your camera you are missing out on the raw beauty that this magical season brings. Here are a few tips to make the trip more enjoyable. 1. Wear t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 10:03:53 -0700)
    Tips for Preparing a Planting Bed
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm If you
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 10:09:37 -0700)
    Spring Planting Tips
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Spring
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 11:25:11 -0700)
    Mulch Your Flower Bulbs in the Fall for a Beautiful Spring Display
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or In your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Flower
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 11:27:20 -0700)
    Growing and Caring For Rhododendrons and Azaleas
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Azalea
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 12:01:40 -0700)
    Training Beautiful Flowering Shrubs into Unique Ornamental Trees
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm There i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 12:05:28 -0700)
    Using the Propagation Technique Known as Budding to Grow Beautiful Ornamental Trees
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Floweri
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 12:06:56 -0700)
    How to Grow Flowering Dogwood Trees from Seed
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Floweri
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 04:54:36 -0700)
    Improving Your Landscape Images…Part 2
    Make your images more dramatic with a polarizing filter. We use filters in photography to bring back an image to the way our eyes have perceived the original scene. Some times it’s not possible for our cameras to record an exact scene - so we have to rely on the manufacturers of camera produc
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 02:56:44 -0700)
    Lincoln Cent Pennies - Collectors love them while most folks hate them
    If you walk accross a street and you see a quarter on the ground would you pick it up ? I bet you would. Now, what if the coin you saw lying there was a penny, would you still pick it up ? Some folks would say, if it was lying face up I might, otherwise picking up a coin that is lying face-down may
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 13:43:33 -0700)
    History of World of Warcraft
    World of Warcraft stands as the greatest game in the popular Warcraft series World of Warcraft has been an extraordinary success since its launch in November 2004. It has impressed game critics and has captivated millions of players, who adore the world that the game has created. It is no longer
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 10:31:06 -0700)
    How to Grow Ornamental Grasses
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Ornamen
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 10:36:22 -0700)
    How to Grow Japanese Red Maples From Seed
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm Most Ja
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 10:41:19 -0700)
    Easy Fall Plant Propagation Techniques
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm As a ho
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 16:01:59 -0700)
    Mulch is Mother Natures Blanket
    One of the most important part of gardening is mulching. It keeps down weeds by blocking the light that allows weeds to germinate. Mulch will slow down the evaporation of moisture from the soil, which also will keep the soil from drying out and creating a crusty soil. Earthworms love organic mul
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 07:50:24 -0700)
    Understanding Image Resolution
    Good photography remains as elusive and as enticing as ever - knowing how to optimise it in your digital darkroom will only make it better. Resolution is a term used a lot in photography these days - regardless which type of photography you do, or which type of camera you use, understandin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 12:01:36 -0700)
    The Secret of Rooting Cuttings
    You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are welcome to use this article with an affiliate link, http://www.freeplants.com/resellers.htm The sec
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 11:35:09 -0700)
    Print Better Images.
    It doesn’t matter how good your photos are, if your images aren’t displayed to their best advantage they will lose impact. It is often the simple things that spoil an image. Using simple techniques and a little care, you can easily give you images the attention that will do them justice.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 19:44:16 -0700)
    Vermiculture: Indoor Composting and Organic Soil Improvement
    Maybe you’ve never heard the term vermiculture, if so don’t feel bad, many experienced gardeners are unfamiliar with this organic practice. I think vermiculture is fascinating; simply put it’s the process of composting kitchen waste with earthworms. We’re not talking about common night crawlers, but
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 11:43:00 -0700)
    Online Poker a Gaming Phenomenon or Cheat’s Paradise?
    Online poker is rapidly becoming the most popular gambling game anywhere on the internet. It is currently estimated that around 2 million active real money players visit the online poker rooms every month. That amounts to a phenomenal number of people hell-bent on gambling away their hard-earned cas
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 12:11:00 -0700)
    Bird Watching Binoculars – Critical Bird Watching Equipment
    Avid bird watching enthusiasts often look like pack mules hiking to a gold rush in the west. Bird watching binoculars are one of the critical pieces of equipment they carry. Binoculars There are a lot of issues when it comes to choosing binoculars for bird watching. Optics and personal prefe
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 12:42:44 -0700)
    Bird Watching Competitions – I Spy With My Little Eye
    Bird watching typically conjures up images of people pursuing a relaxing day of staring into the sky with binoculars. Ah, but then there is the competitive side of birding. Flying Emus…err, Elbows For many people, something is only worth undertaking if there is an element of competitiveness.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 13:10:53 -0700)
    Bird Watching Journals – Preserve Your Bird Watching Experiences
    Bird Watching is a great way to escape the rat race and be one with nature. Alas, your bird watching experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a bird watching journal for your sightings and trips. Bird Watching Journals Take a minute to give some consideration t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 13:27:03 -0700)
    Bird Watching Life Lists – Keeping A Record
    If you’re a birder, you want to keep a list of sightings when you bird watch. Your life lists should be kept in a bird watching journal. Life List A life list is a record of the species of birds you’ve sighted over time. Typically, the list is kept in a journal. Each entry notes the bird spe
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 13:42:53 -0700)
    Bird Watching Mecca – 338 Species At Acadia National Park
    When it comes to birding, Acadia National Park is a mecca for sightings. The Park has 338 bird species, which is a record for any national park in the United States. The list of species includes such rare birds as the bald eagle, 23 warbler variations and falcons by the bushel load. If you’re look
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:01:02 -0700)
    Bird Watching – Writing What You See
    No bird watcher is complete without his or her bird watching journals. When you go bird watching, you need to keep your life list. The Life List If you are or become an avid bird watching enthusiast, you’re going to need to keep records. The reason for this is you want to keep a running list
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:18:43 -0700)
    Birding Trails – Florida
    If you’re into birding, finding new trails is always an enjoyable task. Here’s a primer on birding trails in Florida. Birding Trails – Florida It goes without saying that Florida is a rather large state. The following birding trails represent a mere sample of what is out there, but are prove
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 15:20:15 -0700)
    Halloween Bird Watching – The Dark Side
    Bird watching is just about the most unobjectionable hobby in the world. With Halloween approaching, however, it is time to discuss the dark, dark, dark side of birding. Bird watching enthusiasts are always looking for good spots to whip out the binoculars and visually hunt for a new life bird.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 15:39:04 -0700)
    The Copper River Delta Shorebirds Festival – Bird Watching Alaska Style
    Held in Cordova, Alaska, the Copper River Delta Shorebirds Festival is a bird watcher’s dream come true. Hundreds of thousands birds migrate to the delta for your sighting pleasure. Copper River Delta Shorebirds Festival Held every May, the Copper River Delta Shorebirds Festival is the place
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 15:55:20 -0700)
    The Great Salt Lake Bird Watching Festival in Utah
    Coming up on its eighth year, the Great Salt Lake Bird Watching Festival is good get away for birders. Of course, a chance to visit Salt Lake City isn’t so bad either. Great Salt Lake Bird Watching Festival The Great Salt Lake Bird Watching Festival is both a mouthful and a great event. Clos
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 02:49:45 -0700)
    Metal Detecting - Coin Hunting or Coin Shooting Hot Spots
    Coin Hunting or 'Coin Shooting' as it's often called, is not only very fun to do, but it can easily be very profitable. Finding just one gold piece or any rare coin can easily pay for the cost of the metal detector. When it comes to Coin Hunting or 'Coin Shooting', there are some places that I call
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 05:07:19 -0700)
    Female Body In Photography
    Photography is a means of making pictures by the action of light. Light reflected from an object forms a picture on a light-sensitive device or material. This picture is then chemically or digitally processed into a photograph. The word photography comes from Greek words meaning to write or draw wi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 08:47:26 -0700)
    Filters For Landscape Photography.
    It’s time to spice up your landscape photography with filters. Filters are used in photography to bring back an image to the way our eyes have perceived the original scene. Some times it’s not possible for our cameras to record an exact scene - so we have to rely on the manufacturers of c
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 00:20:57 -0700)
    Learning to sail the USA way
    The governing body of sailing within the USA, the American Sailing Association, has designed a number of courses aimed at differing levels of sailing ability. It is worth pointing out that these courses are not only available within the USA, Because it's fine reputation, recognised worldwide, many s
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 00:22:47 -0700)
    Sailing on the Costa del Sol
    This article looks at the anchorages, harbours and marinas a sailor will come across when sailing off the Costa del Sol, the stretch of Andalucian coast commencing at theUnited Kingdom colony of Gibraltar and running eastward as far as Cabo de Gata. Also included is some general information on: Bure
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 02:33:07 -0700)
    Coin Collecting on a shoe-string budget
    Probably everyone at one time or another has collected coins. Some people save old wheat pennies they find in change and throw them in a jar. Other people collect state quarters, and some others collect certain coins like nickles or dimes, and try to build a complete collection over time. A lot of f
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 04:43:09 -0700)
    Top 5 Photo Accessories.
    Important bits and pieces for landscape photography. There is a lot of photography accessories on the market today - some are very useful, but most of them are a waste of money. Here are five of the most important accessories for landscape photography Tripod: A tripod is important for
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 02:28:09 -0700)
    Collecting Diecast Vehicles is a fun hobby for folks of all ages
    Almost everyone has played with diecast vehicles when they were a young child. When I went to grade school my friends and I collected ' Hot Wheels ' cars. We would make race tracks and construction zones in the dirt piles out back of our school and play with the vehicles at recess time. I remember
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
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    (Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 21:30:17 -0700)
    New Toys for 2006
    At the most recent Toy Fair in New York City, toy manufacturers got the chance to display and show off their newest goodies to retailers. Below are some of the toys that were debuted. - Nerf Showtime Hoops: This Hasbro creation features an electronic basketball hoop system with a ball that boun
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 15:12:05 -0700)
    How to Contour Draw and the Benefits Your Art Will See!!!
    How to Contour Draw and the Benefits… Making a contour drawing may seem a little overwhelming or pointless to you. Let me say there are a great many advantages and lessons learned through doing these drawings. First, let’s discuss what a contour drawing is. Before you can draw the human fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 15:15:19 -0700)
    Shading Made Simple...Easy Techniques To Add Value To Your Art!
    Shading Shading is an important skill for every artist to develop. Shading requires certain tools and steps to be developed in order to master. The ability to shade is determined on how well you can see value relationships, along with a basic understanding of how light works. Value, or how l
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
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    (Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 15:20:12 -0700)
    Step by Step Measuring Technique to Help Your Proportions in Drawing
    Proportions and Measuring Proportion is a word often associated with another word for artists, stress. But I’m here to share with you that it doesn’t have to be a stressful word. Proportion…How big should the head be? How long should the legs? How long should I draw this line? These are qu
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 07:57:36 -0700)
    Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants
    You find that your plants are giving you fits in your landscape because it seems like a parade of weeds, insects or diseases have invaded and taken over. The problem is probably not due to insects or diseases but the poor soil that the plants are in. This poor soil is the major cause of invading ins
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
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    (Published: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 10:21:30 -0700)
    The Gazebo Spa: One of 5 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Gazebo
    The Gazebo Spa: One of 5 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Gazebo A gazebo is a great addition to any backyard because it gives it strength, charm and a focal point. But often garden gazebos sit empty because homeowners don’t know what to do with them. One solution is a Spa Gazebo - the perfec
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 16:35:54 -0700)
    The Connection between Life and Chess symbolized by artist Justin Michael Jenkins
    When we study the game of chess, we find many fascinating structures and complex mathematical laws that predominate the various pathways of movement between both sides of pieces. The game of chess is perhaps the closest microcosmic representation of life and the universe in game form. The game begin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 19:49:01 -0700)
    Water Pond Safety
    Who would have thought that a small water garden could be anything but safe? However, a couple of measures of precaution can help ensure that your magical water garden stays safe for everyone, including your goldfish! Remember, that if your water garden is deep enough for goldfish or koi, then its m
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 20:15:12 -0700)
    Where to Put Your Water Garden
    Like so many things in life, the location is one of the most important aspects to consider when making any changes. Here are a couple of things to consider when you build your dream water garden: 1. Call Before You Dig While this one seems obvious, its surprising the number of people who forget
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 12:11:41 -0700)
    Salmon Run Times in the Kenai River
    You’re about to have your dream come true. You’re going fishing on the Kenai River - Alaska’s salmon magnet. The great thing is you actually have two windows of opportunity for each major species - Chinook (King) Salmon, Sockeye (Red) Salmon, and Coho (Silver) Salmon. Having three run times for thre
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 02:08:32 -0700)
    Bird Watching is a recreation anyone can enjoy at anytime of the year
    Do you ever have a day when you have nothing to do ?, You know them times when your on the internet in some chat room, and you type ' I'm bored ! ', or your flipping through the TV channels, and you say to yourself or out loud ' 250 channels, and nothing good to watch ! ', yes, you know what I am ta
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 14:53:52 -0700)
    bridal sets & bridesmaid jewelry sets - a complete bridal look
    Let’s face it, when it comes to your big day, the moment you are waiting for is when you first appear and walk down the isle. Being beautiful isn’t an option, it is what you have envisioned for your very special occasion. Living up to be the glamorous bride is what you’ve dreamed and it is what yo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 03:44:25 -0700)
    Tile Over Tile: Radiant Bathroom Floor Heat
    Tile over tile means exactly what it says, but in this case you’re going to sandwich a layer of radiant heating mats between the old and the new tile. Tile over tile is an easy way to avoid the mess associated with tearing up the old bathroom floor, but requires thorough planning. Deflection:
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 14:09:57 -0700)
    How to Make Great Gifts with Crochet Afghan Patterns
    Dear Friend, Thanks for visiting and finding my article. What follows is information that I have pulled together from many different sources. The secrets, tips, and techniques you read here are from my book "Crocheting Made Simple". I hope you find it both interesting and helpful. Simply stat
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
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    (Published: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 11:44:18 -0700)
    Rubber Stamping And Markers : 5 Fantastic Tips For Making Marker Magic!
    Chances are your craft room or child's play area has a handful of colorful markers. Since markers are available in so many different colors and often come packaged in coordinating shades, markers are the perfect mediums to stretch your color options without breaking the bank. Using markers with rubb
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 14:15:12 -0700)
    Fantastic Rub On Transfers For Scrapbooking And Rubber Stamping From Stuff Around The House!
    Get ready to have a blast making custom rub on transfers. We spent hours researching the best way to make smudge free, rub on transfers that could be used in scrapbooking and rubber stamping craft projects. We had a wonderful time using computer fonts to create titles for scrapbook pages as well as
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 02 May 2006 13:23:44 -0700)
    The Art of Diecast Collecting
    Collecting diecast vehicles consists of acquiring specific items based on your particular interests, such as airplanes, cars, trains, ship models, etc. Although some people just accumulate them, this is a passionate hobby for most folks, in which the genuine collector organizes carefully those items
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 04 May 2006 08:11:43 -0700)
    Easy Craft Ideas and Scrapbooking Projects
    If you are into crafts, ideas may or may not come easy to you. There are many times when we want to create something crafty but just lack the inspiration or the know-how. If you find your self with a mental block on creating crafts, here are some tips on being creative and gaining craft full inspi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 05 May 2006 07:06:09 -0700)
    Adding Other Items to Your Scrapbook
    Scrapbooks are not meant just for photos. I tend to often date myself. When I was in elementary school, I had a scrapbook. Of course back then I used paper that is now yellow and I used glue. However, what’s important is I remember the contents of that scrapbook. I kept movie ticket stubs, conc
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 05 May 2006 07:07:13 -0700)
    Family Time Can Be Scrapbooking Time
    Involving kids in scrapbooking is a wonderful way to spend family time together. Depending on the age of your kids, they can help you with your album or they can create albums of their own. Step one is going through photos. Children love to look at pictures. Young children love to tell you who th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 05 May 2006 07:18:13 -0700)
    Taking Photographs for Your Scrapbook
    Once you begin scrapbooking, you begin to see photography in a whole new light. When I created my first album I realized that my photos always had way too much space that was not part of the picture, meaning too much sky, or too much grass. Now, one of the joys of scrapbooking is that you can cut
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Fri, 05 May 2006 21:06:03 -0700)
    How to Find Cheap, Unusual, and Beautiful Fabrics for Quilting
    Quilter’s are always on the lookout for beautiful fabrics and supplies for their quilting projects. Sometimes the most unusual and pretty designs can be found in places one wouldn’t normally consider. Some of the best places and tactics to find fabrics include the following. Swap meets or fle
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Sat, 06 May 2006 07:17:32 -0700)
    Did You Ever Try Selling Your Photography…Part 2
    Have you ever tried to sell your images to an agency. Anyone with the ability to use a camera correctly has the potential to sell their images. Picture agencies handle images of every subject and are always looking for emerging talent. Pictures libraries and stock agencies are in the bus
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Mon, 08 May 2006 13:31:37 -0700)
    Rubber Stamping Texture Tips
    Are you looking for a way to make unique textured surfaces and images from your rubber stamps? We spent some time working with these unique texture techniques and were amazed at the versatility and creativity they provided for our rubber stamps. Most of the items used should be around the house or i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 09 May 2006 02:50:04 -0700)
    Discount Hot Tub Spas and Accessories
    An international manufacturer and supplier and retailer distributor of the most technologically advanced well designed and durable hot tubs and spas in the world, Sundance Spas can be found in more than 700 retail locations in over 51 countries. Sundance Spas UK Ltd, one of the best hot spa and tub
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 11 May 2006 06:42:12 -0700)
    Scene Modes & Your Digital Camera
    Most people don't want to mess with their digital camera's settings. The rest of us may not understand what they are for and what they can do. Camera manufacturers realize this and are making it easier to take great photos. It is done through a feature called scene modes. Scene modes are mini-progra
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 11 May 2006 09:13:16 -0700)
    Roulette Tips
    Roulette is not a complicated game and even new players will get the hang of the game after a few spins of the roulette wheel. However there are some mistakes which roulette players, especially beginners, will do over and over again, mistakes that over time cost a lot of money. The first mistake
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 17 May 2006 07:54:11 -0700)
    Hovercraft
    Hovercraft have fascinated everyone since their invention in 1956 by Sir Christopher Cockerell. A hovercraft, or air-cushion vehicle (ACV), uses air to break the bond between itself and the surface it moves over. By eliminating friction, hover craft can glide over any smooth surface, moving directly
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Wed, 24 May 2006 01:51:28 -0700)
    The Passion Of Baseball Card Collecting
    Baseball card collecting has been around since the 1800's, and millions of young and old enthusiasts collect baseball cards. Serious involvement shown by some enthusiasts who invest a lot of money and some even pursue a career in baseball cards. Baseball cards are sold for as little as 10 cents whil
    Author: Robert W. Benjamin
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 25 May 2006 01:16:20 -0700)
    Choosing and using gold piercing body jewelry
    [Although body piercing jewelry was not popular until about 20 years ago, it actually has a very long history. However, in the last 400-500 years, body jewelry has been restricted to mainly ear piercing. It's time to fully explore this new fashion trend.] A little bit of history Although
    Author: Scott Murff
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 25 May 2006 01:17:03 -0700)
    Gold Jewelry Wholesale Insider Secrets - Avoiding Pitfalls
    Buying gold jewelry for your store can be a complicated business. It is important for you to do your research so that you can avoid the traps that await you as a wholesale gold jewelry buyer. It is to your advantage to take the time effort to know what your customers want and compare the different
    Author: Scott Murff
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 25 May 2006 01:17:44 -0700)
    Gold Piercing Body Jewelry Practical Guide
    Adorning the body with gold is a sensual experience. Gold jewelry for body piercing is extremely popular today, a revival from a long history from the earliest humans on earth. Whether your interest in body piercing stems from the desire to be fashionable, as a status symbol or to heighten your sexu
    Author: Scott Murff
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 25 May 2006 01:18:21 -0700)
    Wholesale Cubic Zirconia Jewelry Guide
    Today there is a wonderful opportunity in wholesale cubic zirconia jewelry from the current marketplace trend; consumers are turning more to this synthetic gem because the quality has improved tremendously. It has always been well known as a substitute for diamond, due to its high hardness and great
    Author: Scott Murff
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 25 May 2006 01:18:59 -0700)
    Wholesale gold jewelry trading guide for entrepreneurs
    For those of you who are thinking about selling gold jewelry, it is crucial that you understand fully how to determine the price for gold jewelry. Not only this can help you to tell a good deal from a bad one, it also helps to analyze your competitors and understand the market better before you mak
    Author: Scott Murff
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 30 May 2006 09:51:47 -0700)
    Crafts, Scrapbooking - Use Family Tree and Genealogy research to enhance your Craft projects.
    If you are looking for a great project for the whole family then Family Tree and Genealogy is a project worth looking into. If you have a large family, a family that has immigrated to America from another country, or know very little about your family roots, then building a family tree will be an i
    Author: Nancy Woodward
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 00:04:10 -0700)
    The Breast Enlargement Pills Usually Contains Plant Estrogen
    Free product reviews evaluate the performance of top breast enlargement pills. In addition to a few dedicated boards, breast enlargement pills are also frequently discussed on forums related to surgical breast augmentation. Women of all types just like ou are choosing natural breast enlargement p
    Author: Anchalee Saechin
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 08:44:03 -0700)
    How to choose the right guitar for beginners

    If your a new guitar player then you are probably wondering what is a good guitar to start with. This article will go over the different types of guitars and where a new guitar player should start.

    1. Decide on the type of music you want to play. Do you want to play rock? How about blue

    Author: Mike Fort
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 06:13:32 -0700)
    Bling Bling Jewelry Shopping Guide
    For those interested in Hip Hop and the bling jewelry that goes with it, here is a general guide as to the type of jewelry worn and how to judge quality when making a purchase. Bling jewelry is usually made in silver or gold with cubic zirconia or diamonds. The term “bling” itself represents the shi
    Author: Derek Belay
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 10:06:22 -0700)
    Memory Matters
    We aren’t talking “gray matter” memory here-though that type of memory matters too. We are talking digital camera memory. Digital camera memory is where your image data or photos are stored in your camera. Most of the newer cameras have limited amounts of internal (sometimes called “on-board”
    Author: Mike Browns
    Directory: Hobbies
    (Published: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 11:29:09 -0700)
    Preserving Memories: Strategies for Successful Family Portraits
    by Carla White © 2006, All Rights Reserved Family portraits are an important part of our heritage. They preserve history. They record family growth. They document changing styles (some good, some not-so-good!). More than that, however, portraits seem to call to us and will garner our attentio
    Author: Carla White
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