Month: February 2016

FWC Biologist Jamie Darrow Measures a Juvenile Tarpon During a Monitoring Session at Wildflower Preserve in Englewood, Fla., Feb. 20, 2016
Florida Fun Nature Travel

Here Fishy, Fishy. Juvenile Tarpon Monitoring at Wildflower Preserve

When I set my alarm for 5:30 on a Saturday morning, it means one of three things. It’s set for a work function, travel, or something really fun to do on my day off. That something fun to do was participating in the juvenile tarpon monitoring program at Wildflower Preserve in Englewood, Fla., with Lemon Bay Conservancy and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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What's it take to run for president? Captain Obvious knows. Good running shoes.
Disclosure Politics

Captain Obvious Stepping into the Race for President

Y’all obviously know I’m crazy about travel and politics which makes me very excited to share how Captain Obvious is stepping into the race for president.

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Sea oats on Don Pedro Island State Park, Fla.
Florida Fun Nature Travel

Cruising to Don Pedro Island State Park with Captiva Cruises

Dr. Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. Dr. Beach and the world’s foremost authority on beaches, considers Don Pedro Island State Park one of Florida’s best tranquil beaches. There’s good reason this beach is worthy of the designation. Located on the barrier island of Don Pedro Island it’s only accessible by boat.

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Rose in the Mist at the 9/11 Memorial, New York City, N.Y., Feb. 2016
Inspiration Life Lessons Politics Solo with Others

I Visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York and This Happened

I didn’t know her but unknowingly standing in front of her name etched in bronze, I was heavy with sadness. Blinking away tears and trying to hide them from my friend, I looked for distractions while he photographed the scenery.

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2016 Clearwater Beach Uncorked, Fla., Feb. 5 & 6, 2016
Culinary Travel Featured Florida Fun

My 10 Favorite Flavors from 2016 Clearwater Beach Uncorked

There were many delicious flavors to sample and here are my 10 favorite flavors from 2016 Clearwater Beach Uncorked.

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My haul! In 30 minutes I found a dozen fossilized shark teeth on Blind Pass Beach, Fla., Jan. 31, 2016
Florida Fun

Sometimes, A Gal Needs to Find Some Shark Teeth

Sometimes, a gal needs to walk the beach and go find some shark teeth and that’s exactly what I did.

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