Backpacks for Charity

There are several sites on the web, that describe programs that provide backpacks full of school supplies to needy children, and backpacks full of toiletries and other necessities for wounded military personnel and for victims of disasters. A sixteen year old girl, with the help of her Mom and some friends, bought 200 backpacks and filled them with toiletries and other necessities for the victims of Huuricane Katrina. They did this with their own funds except for a wonderful donor who provided the money for shipping the backpacks to the affected area. There are several church groups all over the country, that have programs which provide backpacks stuffed with all sorts of school supplies, such as notebooks, pens, pencils, paper, …

Personal Equipment For Adventure Sailing Vacation in A Cold Climate

Adventure sailing vacation does not only happen when the seas are calm and the weather is warm. This can also happen when the weather is cold which is why everyone is required to bring some personal equipment to maximize the trip and make sure everyone is safe. The things you will need for your sailing adventure are a pair of sailing gloves, wet weather jacket, pants, boots, personal strobe light, safety harness, middle layer pants, middle layer jacket, thermal underwear, thermal gloves, neck tube, beanie, sun hat, ski goggles, sunglasses, sleeping bag, waterproof touch and batteries, towel and a crew bag. Since there will be some port calls, you better have you with some street clothes so you can do …

7 Time Saving Airport Security Checkpoint Tips

1. Do not bring ‘Prohibited Items’ to the airport (common sense items like swiss army knives, lighters, etc) 2. Use carry-on luggage for valuables such as cash, a laptop, and jewelry. Also to be placed in carry-on luggage are cameras and undeveloped film (The X-Ray will not damage film under 800 speed). 3. Tape your personal contact info or business card to the bottom area of the laptop and any other valuable you deem necessary. 4. Avoid wearing metal/foil containing clothing, accessories, and items (such as coins money clips, cell phone, keys, medicine, gum wrappers, batteries, lottery tickets, cigarettes, etc). In the case of things like coins and keys, try placing them altogether in a specified bag so it’s easier …