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Camping Camping Tips: Prepare for Bad Weather With Tactical Flashlights by LazerBrite
Feb 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
It is finally warming up and spring is on the way. However, the weather can still cause problems for outdoor enthusiasts, particularly when it involves camping. Rain and ice can be very dangerous to campers, especially at night, so it is important to be as prepared as possible. Here are some tips for being prepared for bad weather while camping: One of the most important things is to make sure you have the right kind of gear. To start with, tarps are very important. They can be used to keep firewood and other tings dry, and they can keep the tent dry if you don’t ha...
5PE4_dsc8685_moon_planets.jpg Astronomy and Night Photography: Important Tools by LazerBrite
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Astronomy and Night Photography are closely linked. Both can be great fun, offer unique views of the stars, and they require specific tools. Whether one is looking to spend a romantic evening under the stars, or if one is simply fascinated by the night sky, astronomy and night photography are great activities. Before heading out however, it is a good idea to have some of these tools: Firstly, flashlights are essential. It may sound surprising; after all, astronomy and night photography work by being in darkness. However, Flashlights are very important for both. Even...
Fiery Furnace Top Five Hiking Trails in Moab by LazerBrite
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
Moab has a lot to offer in terms of hiking. One of the best aspects of living in Moab is the variety of scenery one can get. There is a big difference between hiking in Arches National Park and hiking in the La Sal Mountains, and it is all available here. However, newcomers and locals may be wondering: what are some of the best hiking trails that Moab has to offer? Here is a list of some of the best trails in Moab: 1.     Fiery Furnace. A natural labyrinth if there ever was one. Full of amazing rock formations that have to be seen to be believed, this can be a diffi...
Staying Safe During Sports, Travel, and Daily Activities by moabtimesblogger
Nov 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 674 674 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety is not always first in our thoughts when we are trying to accomplish a task, but it is an important part of everything that we do. The childhood phrase, "it's all fun and games, 'til someone gets hurt," is just as true in adulthood as it was while playing rough with friends. An adult's mishap usually costs more money, takes longer to heal, and affects more people, than the young child's does.  The most commonly found form of safety is found during sports. For the players, that is the first thing they do. Before learning, or practicing their sports, they must ...
Top Five Reasons to Choose Utah Real Estate by moabtimesblogger
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 779 779 recommendations | email to a friend
1. Climate. Utah has four distinct seasons that many Americans love. Winter gets a bit cold, but at the same time, you'll be able to enjoy the pure white snow that blankets the landscape. And before you know it, it's warm and dry again for the warmer months of the year. 3. Scenery. Whether you love mountains, forests, waterfronts, or even the desert, Utah will have the topography that you crave. You can take your pick of the scenery, choosing your ideal, and find a home that will give you a view you will love for years to come. 5. Quality of life. Choosing Utah real...
5 EXOTIC CHEESES by moabtimesblogger
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 787 787 recommendations | email to a friend
Although no one knows the origins of cheese, it’s become a staple of nearly every household in the developed world. The advent of cheese predates written history, and its independent creation can be traced to numerous areas of the globe — Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The miracle substance is a true wonder food: easy to store and keep, high in protein, and calorie-dense. Even the most scrupulous weekly meal planner needs to look for versatile foods, and what better ingredient than cheese? Here are five rare cheeses you should try at your earlier opportu...
Dressing Up Your 4X4 Truck by moabtimesblogger
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 763 763 recommendations | email to a friend
Once you have purchased the truck of your dreams, the time has come to add some off-road accessories. With so many to choose from, you will quickly find that you can have the ultimate vehicle in no time at all. There are accessories designed for the interior of your truck as well as the exterior. It's all a matter of what you want when it comes to personalization. When you are done, you will have a truck that you love and can't wait to show off to others. Start with the exterior of your truck as this is what others will see. Keep in mind that accessories should be a...
Halloween Night: Bring a Light by moabtimesblogger
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 754 754 recommendations | email to a friend
It will be Halloween in a little over a week. Parents are rushing to buy pumpkins and costumes for their kids, decorations, and making last-minute party plans. Amidst all of this, it is easy to forget about safety on Halloween. So, here are some things to remember while out having fun:   Bring a light. Visibility is vital on Halloween night. Not only does one need to be able to properly see out of their costume, but one also needs to keep an eye out for cars and other people. Using a flashlight would greatly increase the ability to see and be seen during the busy an...
Sports and Changes in Moab by moabtimesblogger
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 753 753 recommendations | email to a friend
Many of the outdoors sports are going to be held off until winter, but there will still be many sports events in the meantime. Indoor soccer will start soon, as will basketball and wrestling, while roller derby is going strong within the community. Citizens of all ages enjoy watching these events, and all of them have a loyal following. When the spring hits again, the community can look forward to boy’s soccer, track and field events, baseball and softball, tennis, and golf. For a small town, we have a large amount of sports events, and the audience for it is part o...
Smart IT Investment for Small Businesses by moabtimesblogger
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 747 747 recommendations | email to a friend
The Government shutdown has adversely affected businesses and towns alike. Many people are wondering what they can do to protect their small business despite the shutdown, and one of the best options is to invest in IT. There are some small businesses that think IT is unimportant, but it is in fact the opposite. All businesses rely on IT to store customer information, repairs, protect from viruses, and to run basic computer equipment. Therefore, it is better to think of IT as an investment, rather than a cost. Money spent on IT will help computers and business in th...