Why You Should be Planning Now for a Solo Trip After the Pandemic
Aug05

Why You Should be Planning Now for a Solo Trip After the Pandemic

Releasing a travel book during a pandemic may seem fruitless. However, you should be planning now for a solo trip after the pandemic. Here are the reasons why.

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I Got Lost in the Woods and an Uber Saved Me.
Mar16

I Got Lost in the Woods and an Uber Saved Me.

You won’t believe it, but I got lost in the woods and an Uber saved me!

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How I Keep My Smile Direct Club Aligners Clean When Traveling
Mar09

How I Keep My Smile Direct Club Aligners Clean When Traveling

Are you straightening your teeth with Smile Direct Club? Here is how I keep my Smile Direct Club aligners clean while traveling.

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Things to do in North Port, Florida: Axe Throwing at The Axe Haus
Feb24

Things to do in North Port, Florida: Axe Throwing at The Axe Haus

Looking for things to do in North Port, Florida? Axe throwing is the fastest growing sport and The Axe Haus is an axe-cellent time.

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Ringling College Library Association Town Hall: General John F. Kelly
Jan30

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall: General John F. Kelly

It was an honor listening to and meeting General John F. Kelly, former White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of Homeland Security in Sarasota. Here are highlights from his lecture and Q&A.

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Solo Travel Girl’s 20 in 20 Goals
Jan11

Solo Travel Girl’s 20 in 20 Goals

What are Solo Travel Girl’s 20 in 20 goals? Rather than resolutions for the New Year, I’m going with 20 goals in 2020 and they include things like catching a big fish, publishing a book, and taking a day trip on a Harley-Davidson.

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Press Release: Solo Travel Girl Wins Awards from Outdoor Writers Group
Oct10

Press Release: Solo Travel Girl Wins Awards from Outdoor Writers Group

Solo Travel Girl awarded Excellence-In-Craft Awards during the 2019 Florida Outdoor Writers Annual Conference in Daytona Beach.

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How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday
Jun11

How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday

Here is a tale of getting a buzz, by bees, on my birthday with an #Airbnb Experience. It was exhilarating yet a little scary, being surrounded by honeybees in Southwest Ranches near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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A Taste of Home During Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota
Mar27

A Taste of Home During Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota

Wings. Beef on weck. Bison Dip. Sponge candy. Fastnachts. I need to stop, I’m getting homesick. This former Western New York now Florida gal experienced a delicious taste of home during the Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota last month.

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January 2019: Solo Travel Girl Update
Jan20

January 2019: Solo Travel Girl Update

What has Solo Travel Girl been up to?. Here is a short list of some accomplishments and interviews from 2018 through January 2019.

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Man vs. Dog. Why a Canine Companion is Better than a Human One.
Nov26

Man vs. Dog. Why a Canine Companion is Better than a Human One.

Seemingly unlucky in love, am I better off with a canine companion than a man in my life? After spending Thanksgiving alone (by choice) I hopped in the car and headed to the Everglades for a couple of days with my dog in tow. Hours spent driving meant idle time which always gets my mind churning.

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When I Was 18: #MeToo
Oct16

When I Was 18: #MeToo

Women are taking to social media and sharing their experience with sexual harassment with a goal of raising awareness as to how widespread it is. Over the years, yes, I’ve experienced sexual harassment and assault and perhaps what I experienced at my first paying job out of high school, almost 30 years ago, stands out as the most disgusting and embarrassing.

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Disaster Hair Don’t Care. How I Tamed My Hurricane Irma Mane.
Oct12

Disaster Hair Don’t Care. How I Tamed My Hurricane Irma Mane.

Following Hurricane Irma, I realized disaster hair don’t care and I learned to tame my wild locks.

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Catching a Break After Hurricane Irma: Battered and a Little Broken
Oct02

Catching a Break After Hurricane Irma: Battered and a Little Broken

Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida three weeks ago and I’m still finding my normalcy. Except for a few fallen palm fronds and a wind-blown bougainvillea, this devastating storm spared my home and property yet, I’m still feeling unsettled as I transition from surviving to living.

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Finding My Footing Following Hurricane Irma
Sep18

Finding My Footing Following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida last week which meant I spent the week prior and week after the storm, preparing and surviving. Now, I’m ready to being living again while finding my footing in finding normalcy. More posts to follow and wanted to drop a line to say I’m still here! 

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