Steven DeWitt

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Wild side: A Nova Scotian retreat is geared to its dramatic setting

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Nova Scotia

New book in Griffin and Sabine trilogy told through 'lost art' of letter writing

B.C. artist and author Nick Bantock decided to write a new book to follow his bestselling Griffin and Sabine trilogy from the early 1990s in part to …

Ten of the best luxury cruises

Tips for a Raised-Bed Vegetable Garden

Raised-bed gardening is a great way to grow vegetables -- especially if the garden soil is poor or compacted or has poor drainage. And there's no …

Gardening

How Keeping a Mindful Journal Can Bring You Calm and Clarity

For a little over one year, I kept a journal. At the time, I had been practicing mindfulness for a while and figured keeping a journal could be a …

How To Organize Your WordPress Website

Is your WordPress website a mess?<p>If your categories are overlapping, your tags redundant, your main menu cluttered, and your old blog posts lost to …

The Jacket Redesigned: Meet the Cube Travel Jacket

The Jacket Redesigned: Meet the Cube Travel Jacket This stylish travel jacket is waterproof, breathable, and comes equipped with eight secure pockets …

Stylish

6 Years of Carry-On Travel: Our Packing List Update

<i>It’s Packing Light Week on Never Ending Voyage to celebrate the launch of my new book, The Carry-On Traveller: The Ultimate Guide to Packing …

This Sun-Drenched "Chic Shed" Is Every Gardener's Dream

Talk about the ultimate backyard getaway.<p>Last year, the "she-shed" emerged as the female answer to the man cave. Now there's a sophisticated new crop of <i>chic</i> sheds — sunlight-drenched spaces nestled in equally inviting backyard gardens. Here, one lucky owner invites us in.<p><b>The name:</b> The Garden …

Gardening

Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

When Architect Matthias Hollwich was approaching 40, he wondered what the next 40 years of his life might look like. He looked into the architecture that serves older adults, places like retirement communities and assisted living facilities, and didn't like what he saw. But what if we changed our …

University of Pennsylvania

Make This DIY Camping Grill Using Just a Log

This makeshift camping grill is called a Swedish Torch, and will burn at an even temperature long enough to cook your meal.<p>Cooking while camping typically requires a burner and grill, but if you've forgotten your gas grill or just don't want to pack it, you have an alternative to cooking over the …

BBQ

How to Secure WordPress - Infographic

WordPress has 68% market share as a CMS and powers 20% of the web. WordPress is hacked more often than any other CMS. Secure WordPress with these …

Crispy Hash Brown Haystacks

Crispy Hash Brown Haystacks<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>35 mins<p>Total time<p>50 mins<p>7-ingredient crispy hash brown haystacks with corn and fresh parsley. …

Recipes

How Small Business Employees Can Travel Cheaper

If you or your employees travel a lot for business, you’ve probably heard about government programs that will get you through customs or security …

Morgan Freeman's 'The Story of God,' and the spiritual bond with Rome

Morgan Freeman has played god twice, and offered up a godlike voice in countless narrations, but those gigs aren't what inspired him to serve up an almighty story.<p>Instead, the Academy Award-winning actor visited a mosque where he found an image of Jesus Christ. The realization that Islam recognizes …

9 IKEA Hacks for Your Patio or Balcony

It's finally spring! Time to dust off the door handle, step outside to your apartment balcony and start enjoying the great weather. While you're out …

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

The Met’s Curious History of Failing to Fire Lackluster Opera Directors

Bookending the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Donizetti’s <i>Roberto Devereux</i> are visions of the tomb of the opera’s principal character, Queen …

Queen Elizabeth II

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

Why Beethoven rules supreme over Mozart

So it’s official. <b>Ludwig van Beethoven is now the UK’s favourite classical composer, according to Classic FM</b>.<p>For the first time, he has more pieces than Wolfgang Mozart (19 against 16) in the Top 100 Hall of Fame, which is compiled from a public vote. Some will say – about time too. Beethoven is</b> …

Top 10 Tips for Visiting the Czech Republic

Prague (photo: Roman Boed)The Czech Republic continues to be an increasingly popular tourist destination, with historic cities such as Prague …

Onstage & Backstage: What Were Stephen Sondheim’s Notes for Vanessa Williams?

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth prepares for a Rent-themed surprise at Disaster! and plays a concert with Vanessa Williams, who reveals …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

Workouts

5 Blunders Made by Blogging Novices

Starting a new blog is exciting, but it can be a little intimidating. First and foremost, you want to produce educational content that is valuable to …

The Recipe that Ended My 5 Year Bread Fast.

My relationship with food is complicated at best.<p>I brutally cut foods from my diet one at a time while I was struggling with eating in college, …

Miracles of yoga that left this heart surgeon stumped

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Eastern philosophy has consistently shown that the mind has a far greater effect on our heart than modern medicine …

Freeing Your Soul Through Writing

Do you feel liberated by pouring your heart’s deepest truths into a journal? Do you turn to writing as a way to free yourself from old stories, clear …

Spirituality

7 Raised Garden Bed Kits That You Can Easily Assemble At Home

Home<p>It's the time of year to start thinking about your garden.<p>Will Schuerman ·1 year ago<p>It’s the time of year to start thinking about your garden. …

The Top 10 Blog Topics Of All Time + Exclusive Topics

One of the most common questions I get from someone new to blogging is,<p><i>What topic should I write about?</i><p>This is the first, and biggest, decision every …

10 Things To start Now That Would Be Beneficial For You In Near Future

In some ways, this question realities of those people who want to change their life or else faced a harsh reality that forces them to think about …