Articles by: Michael Ryan
Michael is a full-time musician and freelance writer residing in Morrison, Colorado. He enjoys downhill skiing, traveling and attempting to play golf. He excels in the sport of extreme napping so if you must call, make it after noon.

January 13, 2017

A Brief and Partly True History of Sunscreen

My personal history of sunscreen starts with Mom rubbing it on so thick I looked like an albino boy running […]

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December 23, 2016

Why Pirates Couldn’t Swim

We all seem to romanticize the pirate lifestyle. Heck right now, as I write this, I am wearing an eyepatch […]

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December 19, 2016

6 Ways to Fake Christmas at the Beach

I’ve always wanted to spend Christmas at the beach but things always get in the way. Things like, you know, […]

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December 12, 2016

Beach Presents on Our Christmas Shopping List

They say “life is a beach”, so why not live it that way? Besides, why deal with the crowds and […]

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November 18, 2016

5 Islands We Will Never Visit and You Shouldn’t Either

Island hopping around the world is fun, relaxing and rewarding. That is, unless you hop onto one of these. Ilha […]

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November 9, 2016

Animal Islands

I have been compared to the fictional character Indiana Jones many times. Not only am I a swashbuckling world traveler […]

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November 2, 2016

Throwback to the Forties: Why Men Should Wear Hats Again

Picture Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, or just about any movie star from the Forties and you will picture a styling […]

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October 17, 2016

Retire to the Islands

It’s a dream for a lot of us, but it’s really not that hard to achieve. Besides the beauty and […]

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October 10, 2016

Fall Beach Vacations are the Best

Now, don’t get me wrong, any time is a great time for a beach vacation. It’s just that the fall […]

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September 9, 2016

Beach Cabanas: How Did We Ever Do Without Them?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a cabana as: a small, simple building that has a roof and usually walls and is […]

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