Exploring the Ozarks Outdoors: freshare.net

Category: Wanders


An outdoors journal by freshare editor Robert J. Korpella.

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Plan Today for March Holidays

You may not get the day off from work and it isn’t likely Wal-Mart will stock cards for the season, but there a few national holidays coming up in March for which you may want to plan your own celebration…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
03-09-2011

Spring Signs

We’ve had some nice days here in the Ozarks as winter begins to wind down. Mild breezes, sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s. Yesterday I even dragged out the garden hose and washed the salt from my truck as memories…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
03-04-2011

Category Changes on freshare

You may notice a few changes in our topic categories on freshare. We consolidated some major categories that had a tough time standing alone and we gave more prominence to others. We feel these changes better reflect where freshare is…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
02-04-2011

Revenge on Squirrels

Squirrels are notorious for their ability to locate and rob from bird feeders. But, you can get at least a little revenge by making them work for their supper, like this woman did.

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By Robert J. Korpella
01-25-2011

Part of the Woods

I spent some time in the woods last week, a camera I hoped to use judiciously hanging from my neck and a gun I wasn’t thrilled about firing idle on my lap. I am usually enthusiastic come deer season because…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
11-24-2010

Eyes to the Skies at Night

I make it a habit to glance up at the skies during evening walks. You never know when you might be surprised by a brilliant shooting star, or discover a satellite passing silently overhead. Since my evening walks now occur…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
11-04-2010

Buffalo River Elk

I took some time this past Wednesday to see the elk at Boxley Valley in Arkansas. I decided to go during the week since I had heard the highway was more like a St. Louis freeway at rush hour on…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
10-29-2010

Fall Fishing on the White River

I arrived at the landing on a Friday afternoon, expecting to see some early weekend campers getting set up. But the place was empty. No camps, no boat trailers, no trucks, no one else but me. A quick check of…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
10-29-2010

Fire Tornado in Hawaii

Hopefully, the Ozarks will never have to experience something like this. A combination of raging brush fires and strong winds produced a fire tornado in Hawaii last week. This incredible raw footage is from the Associated Press.

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By Robert J. Korpella
09-01-2010

One Hour on a Lake

A summer weekday with humidity levels and air temperatures both in the mid-eighties led me to believe it was a perfect day to grab a kayak and explore. So, I headed out to Springfield Lake where the city’s parks department…[more]

By Robert J. Korpella
07-30-2010
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