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A Truck, A Cat and a Single Woman’s Drive to Retire in Mexico

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A Truck, A Cat and a Single Woman’s Drive to Retire in Mexico

I’ve been told many times I’m brave but really, I’m not. But, you want to know who in my life was brave? My friend Barb who packed up her truck and cat to retire in Mexico. She was a strong, brave woman and although I am not going to share her challenges and triumphs, I will share with you her journey south to retire in Mexico.

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With Jim Beam in Hand and a Tiara on My Head, Rest in Peace

Posted by on 10:57 pm in Featured, Girl Power, Inspiration, Life Lessons | 0 comments

With Jim Beam in Hand and a Tiara on My Head, Rest in Peace

“What’s it like LIVING in a national park?” is usually the second question people ask after asking, “What is your favorite national park?” when they learn I spent 10 years living and working in America’s crown jewels. “It’s like living with family,” is my response, because it is.

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Things to do in Ohio: Butler County Donut Trail

Posted by on 9:51 pm in Culinary Travel, Featured, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Things to do in Ohio: Butler County Donut Trail

My foodie nose found a “magically delicious” trail and I’m adding it to my list of things to do in Ohio. It’s called the Butler County Donut Trail.

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Riding the Waves in Englewood, Florida

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Riding the Waves in Englewood, Florida

These speedy little gems are offered by Riding the Waves located at Skip’s Marina on Placida Road in Englewood where guided tours are offered.

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March 2017: What Has Solo Travel Girl Been Up To?

Posted by on 11:41 pm in About Me | 2 comments

March 2017: What Has Solo Travel Girl Been Up To?

Hey everybody! In case you haven’t noticed I haven’t been around lately. But I’ve been active on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. So, here’s the lowdown as to what Solo Travel Girl has been up to…

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

Posted by on 4:09 pm in Featured, Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff, Solo Travel | 7 comments

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

Posted by on 11:17 pm in Adventures with the Parents, Featured, Florida Fun, Nature Travel | 4 comments

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

Posted by on 7:03 pm in Health & Beauty, Life Lessons, Travels with Dog | 1 comment

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 | 4 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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