In my lifetime, technological progress has given us television, jet aircraft, computers, cell phones and a spacecraft that's headed for Pluto at 36,000 mph. It has made it possible for us to work less, suffer less and live longer.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Cris Burnham grew up skiing on hills of Sun Valley Resort. The sport became a passion.
But after nearly three decades of cutting through fresh powder and slashing through downhill runs, he decided something about this sport.
If accessing wilderness and remote areas on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, such as the Tustumena Bench, seems unrealistic because of cost or the difficulty of getting there, consider travel by horseback.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Hank Patterson is the funniest man in fly fishing. OK, maybe that's setting the bar a little low, but a low bar is how "Hank Patterson" came to be.
Hank is the alter ego of Travis Swartz of Boise.
WINTER PARK, Colo. - Taking a deep breath, Wally Mozdzierz points his skis down the icy slope and leans forward. He hears the snow crunch and feels the contours change beneath him as he glides swiftly down the mountain, his guide following close behind.