Gary Brown has written articles and columns for About periodically since the publication’s inception, including pieces on books, recreational sports and historical subjects. A columnist and staff writer for The Repository, Brown enjoys such outdoor pursuits as golfing, sailing, skiing, biking and hiking. An avid student of the arts, he also uses those activities to inspire watercolor paintings.
In the light of the hot summer sun, it easily can be seen that outdoor lovers must pick the right sunscreen to receive the most amount of protection. Culled from the studies and reviews of a variety of online sources, here is About magazine’s list of the “best” sunscreens to fit your individual needs.
My ears are beginning to recognize the rhythms of what they hear. Pop. Rock. Rap. Reggae. R&B. Blues. Jazz. Classical. Country. Folk. Show tunes. Opera. Hip-Hop. Heavy metal. Dance. Disco. Electronic. Elevator. And even spa.
Summer can be sunny and warm, beckoning us outdoors for our recreation. This year has been a little different with the COVID-19 pandemic, however, limiting our outdoor pastimes and keeping us a cooped up inside. Even if we are free to rejoin our open-air recreational groups, there will be rainy days this summer. So, now might a good time to consider taking up an indoor hobby.
Summer bicycling is on the horizon. And, we couldn’t think of any individuals more qualified to give advice about what bicycle trails enthusiasts should travel upon than representatives of Stark County Bicycle Club.
In a world that increasingly is searching for information and entertainment online, Mary Ellen Icaza, CEO/executive director of Stark County District Library, still sees a significant place for modern libraries.
Imagine the wind is blowing through your hair. The spring sun warms your face. The sounds of your surroundings envelope you. You’re gliding—almost flying—in a setting that is either exciting in its urbaneness or peacefully pastoral. You are riding a bike. And, when winter turns to spring, it somehow seems that it would be difficult to find a more enjoyable way of passing your time.
Perhaps the most satisfying words that can be said about a new pet is, “It’s a rescue.” Renewing a life in the canine or feline world is a project well worth undertaking. Both the families who adopt such pets and their new best friends almost always emerge better from the experience.
Come walk with me in the neighborhood. This will be a walk along an indoor street, a thoroughfare through time that seems quite realistically like a neighborhood of the past. At some point of the winter during a visit to the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, I plan to scale the stairs to the second floor and step off through the museum’s Street of Shops. You can come along.
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