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Travel in Florida: All About Elephants at Two Tails Ranch

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Travel in Florida: All About Elephants at Two Tails Ranch

Located about 90 minutes northwest of Orlando and between Ocala and Gainesville in Williston, Fla., is Two Tails Ranch, a privately-owned, one-of-a-kind elephant ranch where eight pachyderms are permanent residents. It’s not an elephant sanctuary, although I’m aware of at least one in Florida, and since its inception in 1984, about 300 other elephants have passed through its gates. Think of the 80-acre ranch as a hotel for these endangered gentle giants.

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Geena Davis: #ShesGotDrive and Still in a League of Her Own

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Geena Davis: #ShesGotDrive and Still in a League of Her Own

One of my favorite movie lines, “there’s no crying in baseball,” was brought to the silver screen 25 years ago in the film, “A League of Their Own.” If you’re a Gen X-er like me, you’re probably feeling old realizing that classic movie is 25 years old.

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#FishTacoCompetition: Nauti Parrot Dock Bar, Fort Myers Beach

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#FishTacoCompetition: Nauti Parrot Dock Bar, Fort Myers Beach

Where can you find the best fish tacos in Southwest Florida? I’m one of the judges on the quest to find them and my first stop in the competition was at Nauti Parrot Dock Bar in Fort Myers Beach where I tried THREE of their tacos each with a different seafood protein.

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Where Are the Best Fish Tacos in Southwest Florida?

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Where Are the Best Fish Tacos in Southwest Florida?

I’m excited to be joining other judges in finding the best fish tacos in Southwest Florida. I am putting my certified food judging skills to work by participating in the First Annual Fish Taco Frenzy Competition and eating my way through Southwest Florida sampling this pescetarian fave. 

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I Met a Rocket Man at Heroes and Legends at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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I Met a Rocket Man at Heroes and Legends at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

“One of my heroes was John Glenn. My mother let me play hooky from school to watch his mission. And the drama and the class with which he performed that mission was really neat,“ rocket man Jerry L. Ross told me when I asked the hero who his hero was.

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Firearms Training and My First Trip to a Gun Range in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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Firearms Training and My First Trip to a Gun Range in Port Charlotte, Fla.

“Don’t put your finger on the trigger. Cross your thumbs. Hold it steady. Don’t be scared. There’s nothing to fear,” were the thoughts running through my mind as I picked up a loaded handgun at Shooter’s Paradise gun range in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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The Manhattan Project: Visiting Tennessee’s Secret City. Kind Of.

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The Manhattan Project: Visiting Tennessee’s Secret City. Kind Of.

“Ma’am, I will just run your license through the system to see if you’re one of the people allowed in,” the federal officer with the Department of Energy told me. I was at the entrance to the Manhattan Project in Tennessee’s Secret City.

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Awesome Wonder Woman Jewelry and More

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Awesome Wonder Woman Jewelry and More

Looking for awesome Wonder Woman jewelry? C’mon. Don’t make me use the Golden Lasso on you to tell the truth! I have a hunch, when you were a kid, you were a fan of Wonder Woman, too.

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Mad Mo is Paving the Way for Girls in Pro Monster Trucks

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Mad Mo is Paving the Way for Girls in Pro Monster Trucks

Morgan Matheny is like most teenagers. The 14-year-old attends public school in Central Florida, plays basketball, and aspires to pursue a medical career. When not in school, chances are she’s buckled into Demolition Diva as her alter ego Mad Mo, paving the way for girls in pro monster trucks.

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Giveaway: $50 Amazon Gift Card to Celebrate Release of Women Innovators Vol. 3

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Giveaway: $50 Amazon Gift Card to Celebrate Release of Women Innovators Vol. 3

Solo Travel Girl’s 8th anniversary is May 1, 2017, and to celebrate, I’m hosting a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card Giveaway! Time sure does fly when you are having fun and I certainly have had some fun traveling and blogging over the years.  I am also celebrating the success of Women Innovators: Leaders, Makers & Givers, Vol. 3, which was released earlier this spring and is a best-seller on Amazon.com. I am a contributing author and share how I have been successful with Solo Travel Girl which is beyond this blog. It’s lead to freelance writing and photography gigs, a radio show and jewelry line (which is currently paused but will be relaunching soon). Did you know I have also contributed to another book? And, I’ll let you in on a secret. I’m (finally, seriously) working on a book of my own. Much has definitely happened in Solo Travel Girl’s world over the years and to share my appreciation with my readers, I am offering this Amazon gift card giveaway. To enter, complete this –>document<– and answer the easy questions accordingly. One winner will be selected after May 1, 2017, and once verified, they will be emailed the $50 (U.S.) Amazon.com Gift Card. The giveaway is open April 2 – May 1, 2017 (closes 11:59 p.m. ET on May 1, 2017). One entrant will be chosen randomly and after the winner has been notified, I will send them an electronic gift card to Amazon. Note: Amazon.com is not affiliated with this giveaway and I, Jennifer Huber, aka: SoloTravelGirl.com, am solely hosting this giveaway. This giveaway is limited to one entry per person and email address. As always, thank you for being here. I sincerely appreciate your unconditional support. Good luck! Psst! Looking on a way to support me? Consider being a member of WKDW 97.5 FM, real community radio in North Port, Fla. Annual memberships are $25, business memberships are $100 and underwriting my radio show for a month is $100. Learn more on the KDWRadio.com page....

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