My Thoughts on #ElectionDay2018

Sometimes I get political on my blog, although it’s been a long time. Traveling opens your eyes to how the actions of elected officials and policies of our country impact others, whether traveling across the country or across the world and this why I beleive discuasing politics is important. #ElectionDay2018

Last night while sorting through some of my blog posts, I came across one summarizing Laura Bush’s remarks from an event in 2014. The topic of civility came up and paraphrasing what she said, she hoped people in politics find a way to be civil with each other because being civil “sets an example for the country.”

In elections on local, state and federal levels, today’s an opportunity for new beginnings. It’s an opportunity to restore some level of civility.

Here in Florida, today’s an opportunity to cleanup our water and safeguard healthcare, especially important to those of us with preexisting conditions. I hope you’ve been watching the actions of candidates running and just not listening.

Whichever candidates win today on the local, state and national levels, I hope they will work to bring people together and embrace they are leaders for ALL their constituents and not just those who voted for them.

Divisiveness needs to stop. I’ve asked the rhetorical question before, who benefits when we are divided?

Together we are Americans and we are stronger together. United we stand, divided we fall.

Go vote!

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Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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