Month: June 2010

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Wordless Wednesday: Seeking Love in NYC

Walking Lexington Ave. in New York over the weekend, I spotted this sticker and it called to me. It’s so simple yet, intriguing. Read on for the full image.

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Sunday Summary of NYC & TBEX ’10

I’m back home absorbing everything learned and experienced during TBEX ’10 in New York City. While everything ferments, following is a quick rundown of Sunday’s activities. Understand, I had intentions of posting this last night but figured I could use my sole free 90 minutes to catch a nap before heading to the airport. And Read More »

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New York City Update: TBEX Begins!

The alarm sounded too early this morning and think the same will happen tomorrow, but it was a good day in TBEX ’10 world, especially once all attendees settled in their seats. I learned quite a few things over the course of the day while other tips of advice were reinforcement. My struggle with blogging Read More »

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First 12 Hours in New York for TBEX ’10

My dogs are barking after my first 12 hours in New York City for TBEX ’10. Since it’s a bit past my bedtime and I’m planning to be up at the crack of dawn, here’s a rundown of today’s adventures.

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New York City, Here I Come for TBEX!

TBEX ’10 (Travel Blog Exchange) is this weekend in New York and I’m heading out in the morning. My killer cats are guarding my pad so don’t get any ideas about stealing my Duran Duran LP collection. I suspect there will be some late nights meaning not much sleep so I’m glad I’ll be taking Read More »

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Wordless Wednesday: Siesta Key Still Oil-Free

Guess what. There STILL is no oil on local beaches. This photograph was taken on Siesta Key Beach,  June 20, 2010. Enjoy!

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My Date with Harry Potter in Universal Orlando

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando opened on Friday and today I spent about four hours in the attraction. Was it worth the drive? I’m still mulling that over but initially, I’m saying “yes.” Here are my quick thoughts about my experience.

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Wordless Wednesday: Shell Tree

I love, love, love this photo! If you’re not feeling it, well, sorry. It was taken Sunday at Stump Pass Beach State Park on Manasota Key in Englewood, Fla. I spent the day on four Southwest Florida beaches (additional photos are on Flickr) to capture real-time Florida images to demonstrate there is no oil on Read More »

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Scallops Collected in Citrus County, Fla.
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2010 Scallop Season Opens Early in Florida

You can’t call yourself a Floridian if you haven’t scalloped before. No, not “scalping” but the act of collecting scallops. This is one of the coolest – figuratively and literally – activities I have done and had the chance to do it last year in Citrus County, Fla. (You know, Homosassa Springs and Crystal River.)

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