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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

Posted by on 12:04 am in Featured, Florida Fun, Travels with Dog | 0 comments

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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Travel Gear Review: Never Drop Your Phone in Water Again with Loop

Posted by on 10:13 pm in Disclosure, Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff, Gear Reviews, Travel Resources | 0 comments

Travel Gear Review: Never Drop Your Phone in Water Again with Loop

I remember it well. The day I dropped my phone in water, fished it out of the toilet bowl, placed it in nylons and then a bag of rice in an attempt to salvage it.

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Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 2

Posted by on 6:26 pm in Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff, Health & Beauty, Nature Travel, Radio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 2

During Episode 2 of Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far on WKDW Radio, 97.5 FM, I spoke with the Florida International Air Show (Oct. 21 – 23) and Kelley Higney, founder of the Bug Bite Thing,.

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Loving Lobster in Bar Harbor, Maine

Posted by on 2:29 pm in Adventures with the Parents, Culinary Travel, Featured | 3 comments

Loving Lobster in Bar Harbor, Maine

Lobster and Bar Habor, Maine, seem to go hand in claw, err, hand in hand and this summer I was floating on a pad of butter on Cloud 9 during a quick getaway with my family to Green Lake, not too far from Bar Harbor. While I was on the hunt for the best lobster roll around Bar Harbor, I had other unexpected Maine lobster experiences.

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My Dog Was Diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis. Now What?

Posted by on 10:10 pm in Disclosure, Featured, Travels with Dog | 0 comments

My Dog Was Diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis. Now What?

My rescue dog was diagnosed with Myasthenia gravis about six weeks after I adopted him. In one way, I was relieved hearing this and in another, I was sad and scared. What does Myasthenia gravis mean in a dog? Or better yet, let me share the journey to his diagnosis and beyond.

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Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 3

Posted by on 11:37 pm in Featured, Radio, Solo Travel, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 3

Howdy! I know I’ve been busy as a bee but I think I forgot to tell y’all I have a radio show! It’s called Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far and broadcasts weekly on Thursdays at noon on WKDW 97.5 FM community radio in North Port, Fla.  The radio show can be listened to online but if you miss it, you can catch it here on my blog. I realize I’m starting with Episode 3 vs. 1, but I wanted to share amazing journey of Janet Cassidy who walked across America this spring and summer Janet has the blog Roam for Improvement in which I recommend you head over there and read more about her and her journey. And the photo on this blog post? That’s Janet with Capt. LeRoy Bennett with Tap Out Charters in Englewood, Fla. Have an idea or topic you would like me to discuss on the air? Interested in supporting my show? Drop me a...

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Fall Getaway to a Chicago Hotel

Posted by on 5:27 am in Disclosure, Featured, Giveaways, Travel Resources | 30 comments

Fall Getaway to a Chicago Hotel

It’s been a hot summer and with access to cheap airfare from Punta Gorda Airport, I’m tempted to jet off to a Chicago hotel for a cool fall getaway. The Windy City is one of my favorite American cities because of the friendliness of the people, how clean it appears to be, and of course, it’s food scene. It’s kind of like a chill Manhattan.

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Travel to Vietnam: Saigon Food Tour by Night

Posted by on 7:17 am in Culinary Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | 0 comments

Travel to Vietnam: Saigon Food Tour by Night

Have I mentioned how much I enjoy culinary tours? Okay, I don’t need to be on a tour to enjoy food and beverages but, during my April trip to Vietnam, I joined Urban Adventures on a Saigon food tour at night to taste Vietnamese street food.

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