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The Zen Garden How To | Minimalist Hobbies Series

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“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.“ — Camile Pissarro In my research of the most minimalist hobbies, I found the Zen Garden, often called the Japanese Rock Garden. Here’s a great explanation from Ono Kenkichi and Walter Edwards: Bilingual Dictionary of Japanese Garden Terms, and Gunter Nitschke, Le Jardin […]

Start Handline Fishing in 3 Simple Steps!

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The Advantages of Handline Fishing Handline fishing is a primitive form of fishing that’s been enjoyed by ancient Egyptian anglers and modern fishermen alike. Today, handline fishing is practiced by many people in the Philippines, Singapore, Trinidad, Costa Rica, and many other places all over the world.  Although many fishermen practice handline fishing because it’s […]