The Key To Unlocking A Fulfilling Lifestyle

"The key to a fulfilling life does not lie in a bulging bank balance." In fact, being rich, popular and influential is the least likely way to find contentment, "according to new research by psychologists. Kennon Sheldon of the University of Missouri-Columbia, in the US stated: "In Western cultures, many advertisements suggest we should be […]

OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course – Required by 7 States

OSHA (The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has developed a program to promote safety in the construction industry by standardizing a set of requirements known as the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course. This course has been so broad and successful, that many states require workers to take the OSHA 10 Course before working […]

Fishing the Current River of Missouri's Ozarks

There is no doubt that the Current River is the most diverse stream in Missouri. It begins as a spring creek style trout river, and slowly transforms into one of the best smallmouth bass streams in the nation. Besides these species, there are also populations of Rock Bass, Walleye, and of course Bluegill. The first […]

Camping in Missouri’s 8 Wilderness Areas

The eight wilderness areas are spread primarily across the southern part of the Show-Me state. Most, but not all, are south of Interstate 44. Most have hiking trails that will take you into their interior and all emphasize the “Leave No Trace” ethic. First, we will take a quick look at each, and then look […]

10 Reasons to Visit Branson Missouri in 2010

1. New Branson Municipal Airport – Branson has a new regional airport. The Airport offers low-fare flights through AirTran, such as $ 99 flights to & from Atlanta. 2. Table Rock Lake – The lake is a jump away from the new airport & Branson. It is among the cleanest lakes in the nation and […]

Bicyclists – An Inexpensive Self-Managed Hostel on the Missouri Katy Trail

The Turner Katy Trail Shelter is a trail-side hostel located in the small town of Tebbetts, Missouri, 13-miles east of Jefferson City. It's basically a two-story bunkhouse with bathing, sleeping, heating, air-conditioning, refrigerating, and warm-up cooking facilities. Originally, it was a popular sandwich shop which owner owned the property to the Conservation Foundation of Missouri […]