Keeping Your Watery Weekends Safe

This weekend was absolutely beautiful…and horribly tragic. When the sun comes out, people love to cool down in the water, but don’t always do so with safety in mind. And […]

Friday Final Cut

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked about social media is, “How can you ever find enough things to blog/tweet about?” The simple answer is, “Enough?? I’ve got too […]

Friends With (Or Without) Pools

Last year, I bemoaned the fact that I had no friends with pools. Well, guess what? I STILL don’t have any friends with pools! This is one of the perils […]

Meet Emily, The Robot Lifeguard

Every summer, the American Red Cross teaches thousands of people the basics of lifeguarding. But there’s one guard on duty that didn’t take a Red Cross class — meet Emily, […]

Having A Ball With Lifejackets

With sudden downpours, high winds and power outages across Oregon, I can pretty much bet that you’re not thinking about summer. Strangely, in Canada (where the weather can’t possibly be […]

Poll: Would You Wear One On A Yacht?

Our Canadian friends at RedCrossTalk have asked for a little help with a poll: Help them out by sharing your answer. And, to get you in the mood for boating, […]

Surfer Rescues Teen, Becomes Hero

Dude. Grab your shortboard and check out this frickin’ rad story that’s anything but bogus. Zach Canady is so boss! P.S. Sharing this story with others? Make sure to get […]

It’s A Pool Party!

Funny story — I was invited to a party a few weeks ago where the invite mentioned, “games, pool, hot tub.” Immediately, my mind went to a home pool where […]