Month: November 2011


Wordless Wednesday: So Sleepy…

*yawn* Not only has it been an incredible day but it’s been an amazing week with much to share. Unfortunately, I haven’t figured out how to use my idle time driving to blog so today’s Wordless Wednesday post is a snapshot from tonight’s hotel. Quite regal, don’t ya think?

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Abercrombie & Kent Offers Solo-Friendly Adventures and Savings

‘Tis the season to begin dreaming planning 2012 vacations and although I have not traveled with them yet, Abercrombie & Kent has a decent reputation as being solo-friendly with their “Solo Savings” meaning, they either waive single supplements or reduce it by as much as 75 percent on many of their small, group escorted trips […]

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#NASATweetup: Rock Star Partners with NASA, Has a S.Y.S.T.E.M. to Make Science and Technology Cool

We are great explorers, we are an exploring species. ~ Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator of NASA Justin Timberlake may have brought sexy back but rock star is making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) rock-and-roll-cool with a S.Y.S.T.E.M., stimulating youth around science technology engineering mathematics. Coinciding with the launch of a United Launch Alliance […]

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#NASATweetup: First Day and Oozing with Mars Scientific Goodness

Science is cool. No, wait. Science is ULTRA cool and nothing brings out the geek in me more than soaking up the wisdom of scientists and being surrounded by like-minded people. This weekend I’m attending #NASATweetup at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) launch aboard a United Launch Alliance […]

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Wordless Wednesday: I’m Thankful For…

Since Thanksgiving is tomorrow, thought I’d share, through images, some of the things I’m thankful for. I’ve experienced so many amazing things this year but what my happiness boils down to are a few simple things. Enjoy these snapshots from the year and tell me what you’re thankful for. I would really like to know.

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Pink Limbo MRI Scrubbed ’til Mid-December

“We only have a 7 to 14-day window,” the scheduling woman at the women’s imaging center told me, then added, “We’re going to have to postpone tomorrow.” Yup, my MRI scheduled for tomorrow to remove me from this pink limbo I’ve been hanging in since early October has been scrubbed. Perhaps I’m using this terminology […]

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Enter the Travelpro® Sweepstakes for an Opportunity to Win 500,000 Delta SkyMiles

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TravelPro. All opinions are 100% mine. Sturdy luggage is a traveling gal’s best friend and I can honestly say, one of the best pieces of luggage I’ve found is from Travelpro®, which is supporting my travel habit with this post. Let’s face it, baggage […]

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, Stay Through the Credits!

Yes, I’m admitting to being a quasi-Twihard and seeing the next-to-last movie in series, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, was a priority this weekend. I won’t give away the plot (but if you read the the fourth Twilight book in the series you already know) and I’m still Team Jacob.

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Turkey, Cranberries and a Mars Rover: Thanksgiving Week Activities at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida

Nov. 20, 2011 Update: The Mars rover launch has been pushed to Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. Visit for the  latest launch updates.  Thanksgiving is next week (!!!) and folks in Central Florida can immerse in space goodness thanks to the Mars Curiosity rover launch scheduled for Friday, Nov. 25 at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, Nov. […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Sandsculptures from 2011 Siesta Key Crystal Classic

Siesta Key’s powder soft, white sand served as the artistic medium for 12 pairs of Master Sandsculptors competing in the 2011 Siesta Key Crystal Classic World Championships over the weekend. Can I just say, “awesome”? I’ll just let the images do the talking. The sculpture called “Nightmares” by Master Sandculptors Karen Fralich and Dan Belch […]

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