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There’s No Crying on a Harley-Davidson, But I Did Anyway

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There’s No Crying on a Harley-Davidson, But I Did Anyway

Just as there is no crying in baseball, there is no crying on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Yeah, well, I’m here to confess I did just that. Straddling 500-some pounds of hot metal between my legs on a cool December evening, I sat bawling because I accepted reality – I am not coordinated enough to drive a motorcycle.

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Where to See Manatees in Florida’s Gulf Coast

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Where to See Manatees in Florida’s Gulf Coast

Cooler weather means the lovable sea cows are congregating in warmer waters. Planning a vacation to the Sunshine State’s Gulf Coast? From Homasassa Springs to Fort Myers, here are some of my favorite places on where to see manatees in Florida’s Gulf Coast, both in their native habitat and in captivity.

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What I Learned from Adopting a Dog from the Pet Shelter

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What I Learned from Adopting a Dog from the Pet Shelter

If you are considering making a commitment to welcoming a canine into your home, I’d like to share what I learned from adopting a dog from the pet shelter because I was under the impression adopting a dog from a pet shelter was less expensive than getting one from a dog breeder.

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Florida Travel: What to Do in Punta Gorda & Englewood Beach in 2017

Posted by on 11:55 pm in Culinary Travel, Featured, Florida Fun, Nature Travel | 3 comments

Florida Travel: What to Do in Punta Gorda & Englewood Beach in 2017

Happy 2017! ‘Tis the time of year for my annual month-by-month listing of things you must try in the Punta Gorda & Englewood Beach, Florida area during the New Year. Of course, you can enjoy many of these activities throughout the year.

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The Worst Christmas Gift I Ever Received

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The Worst Christmas Gift I Ever Received

Pivotal moments happen throughout our lives sending us down the path of our destiny. Little did I know how my fifth grade Christmas gift exchange and the worst Christmas gift I ever received would send me down the path of becoming the world’s greatest gift giver.

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2016: My Year of Being an Illiterate Slug

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2016: My Year of Being an Illiterate Slug

As I sat down today to list the books I read during 2016, I realized, I’ve been a slug when it’s come to reading books. I mean, I think 2016 is my year of illiteracy and in part, I blame social media.

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Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Solo Travelers

Posted by on 11:41 pm in Featured, Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff, Gear Reviews, solo travel tips, Travel Resources | 0 comments

Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Solo Travelers

Need stocking stuffer ideas for a solo traveler on your holiday list? Here are a few of my hand-selected items for 2016. From a reusable device that extracts insect venom to fashionable yet practical socks, you’ll find something for your fave independent traveler. And, you may find something for yourself.

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My Plans for Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration

Posted by on 11:36 pm in Featured, Politics, Solo Travel | 4 comments

My Plans for Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration

The President of the United States represents ALL Americans, not only those who voted for him, which is why I’ll be attending Donald J. Trump’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Pet-Friendly Florida: Flagler Beach

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Pet-Friendly Florida: Flagler Beach

A dog beach, pet-friendly dining and activities had Radcliff’s tail wagging during our visit to Flagler Beach, Florida. This was our first, of what I hope, of many road trips.

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Coincidence or Something Bigger? Paying Respects at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda

Posted by on 11:04 pm in Florida Fun, Inspiration, Life Lessons | 1 comment

Coincidence or Something Bigger? Paying Respects at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda

I had a random encounter at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda that has me wondering whether it was coincidence or something bigger.

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