The Freedom of Skiing

Categories: Editorial, Journalism, National, and Recreation & Sports.

By Kent F. McCracken The Freedom of Skiing As a kid it was all about freedom. Pure and simple! Freedom to cruise. Freedom to go fast. Freedom to wander. Freedom to explore. Freedom to push your limits. It was your mountain. Your nation. Your own private Idaho. If you were of middle class during the ski boom of the 60’s and 70’s, families from every corner of the world were taking ski vacations. Ski areas were expanding throughout mountainous regions of the US and abroad. As snow-making abilities improved, so did the number of ski areas with less than natural
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Real Estate Photography

Categories: Business & Technology, Editorial, Journalism, and Regional.

Real Estate Photography with Realty1Media. Real Estate Photography. Realty1Media is Media Mark’s Integrated Real Estate Solutions division located in Reno Nevada, and serving all Northern Nevada & California. Nevada real estate photography services for realtors, real estate developers, home owners, resorts, golf clubs, architectural & design firms. We provide high quality, industry leading, photography services, video tours, aerial photography, floor plans and individual property websites for Real Estate marketing. PHOTOGRAPHY Real estate photography is more than just point-and-shoot photography: it is a way of selling a lifestyle. It makes prospective buyers feel safe, warm, sophisticated. In the competitive realm, it
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Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival

Categories: Editorial, Entertainment, Journalism, and Local.

Originally Published at Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival 2016   An ode if you will…to the organizers, volunteers, musicians and participants of the Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance, which took place last month in beautiful Virginia Key, just minutes from downtown Miami Florida. Four days, four stages, forty bands. Miami Florida. Festival of Music & Dance. Let’s Dance!   “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” – Oprah Winfrey   “I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” –
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Momma has a Brand New Bag

Categories: Editorial, International, Journalism, Lifestyle, and National.

DF Post #3 September 2016 Momma has a Brand New Bag! DeBilzan-Hernandez Designer Handbags From artist William DeBilzan and designer Mario Hernandez comes a collaborative melding of fine art and fashion. Welcome to DeBilzan Lifestyles. Art trends in design and fashion require a highly personalized sense of style and fashion for that ‘distinctly you’ appeal! Allow us to present Mario Hernandez designs and DeBilzan art collections paired for discerning lifestyles. Designer handbags exquisitely manufactured by Mario Hernandez, featuring DeBilzan’s abstract expressionist artwork of daring figures, whimsical colors, and sweeping landscapes. Limited edition handbags, clutches, cosmetic bags, satchels, shoulder bags, tote bags, and art
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A Wilderness Love Affair

Categories: Editorial, Environment, Journalism, and Local.

From my earliest writing archives. 1983. A Wilderness Love Affair Laughter, joy, contentment and total exhaustion conspired as climactic emotions fleeting around our ten thousand five hundred foot encampment. Like fireflies suddenly released from a captive force. Six spent humanoids and two snow-encrusted canines busily consumed our third meal of the day at roughly 0900 hours. Oblivious to the morning clamber of winter life we were experiencing post descent euphoria. We ate and drank, composed within each owns delight, drinking deeply of excitement and accomplishment with heated infusions satisfying our thirst. The air was crisp but warming to a golden
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