Becoming an Advocate for Children through CASA

There are, of course, all kinds of ways to become an advocate for children; one of the greatest ways (and the way that will be the focus of this article) is by becoming a CASA volunteer. CASA stands for court-appointed special advocate, and it’s a program designed to empower children who have been victims of abuse or neglect by providing one-on-one … Read more

The Top 10 LOL Websites

Yes, “the internet” is one of our 300 + hobbies. And why the heck not? It’s a popular hobby–arguably the most popular modern day hobby. But after Myspace, Blogging, and watching that same YouTube video for the 100th time, you might have–gasp–run out of sites to visit. Actually, if you’re a regular surfer, chances are you’ve experienced that … Read more

Top 5 Reasons to Dive into a Dumpster Today

While eating out currently sits comfortably in slot number 31 on our list of most popular hobbies, we have a feeling the financial crisis will cause a drop in eating out and a high spike in the sport of dumpster diving. Now don’t go running the other direction–dumpster diving (a growing hobby among the financially savvy in which you, well, dive into a … Read more

Proper Breathing in Yoga

Breathe in. Breathe out. OK–now how are you feeling? If your answer is still “pretty awful thanks” then you really might want to start paying attention to your pranayama. And if you’re wondering what the heck am I talking about, then you probably want to keep reading to find out. What is Pranayama? Pranayama means … Read more

Choosing a Calligraphy Brush

Calligraphy is an ancient art, closely linked to the beginning of writing. Today, many people choose to learn calligraphy as either an art, a tradition, or even just for fun! Before beginning calligraphy, one of the most important things is choosing the correct brush. If you’re considering calligraphy as one of your many hobbies, read … Read more