I find it interesting and wonderful that people from many walks of life all over America can unite over sports. With the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl, fans of the same team hug each other joyously, even if they’re strangers! Likewise, 49ers fans can join together over the sting of loss. If so … More How Can We Unite?
Welcome to my website! Unfortunately, today’s animal-related topic is anything but cheery. Currently fires are raging across a large portion of Australia, harming the people and wildlife currently there. Smoke is draping the “land down under” in an apocalyptic fog, forcing locals to wear masks on their way to work. According to the associated press, … More Australian Bushfires: What’s Happening and how can you Help?
Welcome to the 100th post of this website! This week I’d like to advertise another one of my endeavors- my YouTube channel. My channel, A Life of Hope, is all about my travels, hobbies, and bringing joy to others. I recently began trying to post more often and attempt to build my … More Check Out My YouTube Channel!
Three years ago today my very first article was posted. I can’t believe how much my writing skills have grown, and my views and following with it. I would like to thank every person that has followed my blog and liked my posts, because you are the ones that keep me motivated to write. I … More This Blog’s Three Year Anniversary!
So you’re a bit into the new year, with resolutions to be more organized and the spring cleaning trend looming near. Obviously you’re going to need some cleaning supplies, but it’s hard to know which ones will be the best for your pets and for the planet. Aside from that, everyone wants their cleaning products … More Planet and Pet Friendly Cleaning Products
Happy new year! As I was trying to decide what to write about to kick off this next decade, I realized that many people would have resolutions to be environmentally friendly, and I’m here to help make that decision a reality. There are many ways to offset your carbon impact, and every small effort contributes … More How to Neutralize Your Carbon Footprint
Welcome to my blog! I can’t believe that I’ve been writing and growing this website for nearly three years, and I’m so excited to see what new things I’ll learn next year. I am extremely grateful for every viewer and follower that comes to my site, and for every person that has acted on the … More 2019 Year-End Overview
Merry Christmas and welcome back to my blog! This week I’ll be discussing the important reasons not to give someone a pet for a present, but if you missed my post last week you can check it out here. Pets are wonderful and can drastically improve your life, but choosing to take in an animal is … More DON’T Get Your Kid a Pet for Christmas!
DISCLAIMER: I have never actually seen a shark in person, I am simply presenting helpful information that is tried and true from experts. Welcome back to my blog! If you missed my post about sharks last week, click here to read it. This week is all about safety- both for you and the sharks! Reacting badly when … More How to React to a Shark Encounter
I recently watched the new sequel to the movie 47 Meters Down, and I noticed the extreme misrepresentation of sharks. Unfortunately, sharks are usually depicted as savage and bloodthirsty monsters that kill anything in their path, while nothing could be further from the truth! Before I get into today’s post, I would like to note that I … More The Truth About Sharks
There are actually many ways hunting helps aid conservation efforts. First, I think I should state the obvious: Hunting doesn’t help conserve the exact animal you’re shooting. However, keeping the population in check can help the species as a whole. Due to habitat loss, many animals, in this case, deer are facing harsher starvation than … More How Does Hunting= Conservation?
Welcome back to my hunting series! If you missed my previous posts, click this link to see them. Today I’ll be discussing trophy hunting- what it is and why that’s not how I hunt. Simply put, trophy hunting is hunting solely for pleasure. Part of the animal is kept as a prize, such as antlers for deer. … More What is Trophy Hunting?
Welcome back to my hunting series! If you missed the first two posts, click here to check them out. This week we have a special guest- my honorary grandfather! Michael Adams has been hunting for much longer than I’ve been alive, and he knows deer as well as he knows himself! I couldn’t think of a better … More My Hunting Series- Part 3 (Guest Post!)
Welcome to my series on hunting! If you missed the series intro I wrote last week, be sure to check it out here. If you want to keep up with this series and my blog, make sure you subscribe to receive emails every time I post. I hope you enjoy this article, and if you do feel … More How to Hunt Safely
In the past I wrote a post about why I hunt, but I thought I would elaborate more on the subject of hunting. With the start of a new deer hunting season, this seems as good of a time as any! If you’d like to receive an email every time I post to keep up with … More My New Hunting Series!