Does Your Nail Art Reflect Your Passions?
Oct10
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#LOVEVA: See the LOVE in Virginia
Oct05

#LOVEVA: See the LOVE in Virginia

Y’all know “Virginia is for lovers,” right? Launched in 1969, “Virginia is for lovers” is one of the most brilliant tourism slogans EVER. The Virginia Tourism Corporation, the state tourism office, knows “love is at heart of every Virginia vacation” and has created LOVEwork, a 16 feet wide by 7 feet tall artwork of the word “LOVE.” Think of it as a piece of tangible love.

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#NASASocial: PUMA Golf Experimenting with Space Technology
Sep24

#NASASocial: PUMA Golf Experimenting with Space Technology

Fore! If you’re looking for a way to improve your golf slice, someday down the road PUMA Golf may have the solution and they’ll have space technology to thank. This is so cool!

I learned about this during the #SpaceX4 #NASASocial I attended last week. One of the research projects carried up to the International Space Station (ISS) by the SpaceX CRS-4 resupply mission on Sept. 21 will study plating metal with the goal of manufacturing a better golf club.

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Sometimes, a Good Story is in Your Backyard. Rick and His Antique Bus
Aug03

Sometimes, a Good Story is in Your Backyard. Rick and His Antique Bus

Sometimes, a good story is in your backyard. My travel this summer has been intentionally limited and in an earlier post, I shared how I’m using this time to regroup. One of the thrills of traveling is meeting interesting people willing to share their tale. Yesterday, I was reminded we don’t need to travel thousands of miles to hear a good story.

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TV Show Casting to Give Missed Travel Connections a Second Chance at Love
Jul05

TV Show Casting to Give Missed Travel Connections a Second Chance at Love

If you’ve ever connected with someone during your travels, felt a spark, then lost touch and down the road wondered “what if,” listen up. A major cable network series is NOW casting for a TV show to give missed travel connections a second chance at love.

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Book Review: Only in Spain by Nellie Bennett
Jul02

Book Review: Only in Spain by Nellie Bennett

Thank you, Nellie Bennett. Because of you I’m now dreaming of grabbing a floor-length skirt layered with ruffles and heading off to Spain to learn flamenco. Before reading “Only in Spain: A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir about Food, Flamenco, and Falling in Love” the idea never crossed my mind but because you so eloquently shared your sacrifices to follow your passion to learn authentic flamenco, I want to run away with gypsies, too.

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Amelia Rose Earhart Plans Around the World Flight in June 2014
Mar16

Amelia Rose Earhart Plans Around the World Flight in June 2014

Amelia Rose Earhart is preparing to take flight in June 2014 to accomplish what her namesake (but no relation), Amelia Mary Earhart, didn’t in 1937, an around-the-world flight.

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Infographic: Science Behind a Happy Relationship
Feb11

Infographic: Science Behind a Happy Relationship

Turns out, there is a science behind a happy relationship and the website Happify demonstrates it in this groovy infographic.

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From World Leaders to Everyday Heroes, Photographer Platon Tells the Untold Stories
Feb02

From World Leaders to Everyday Heroes, Photographer Platon Tells the Untold Stories

Platon, the London-born photographer, was in Sarasota, Fla., as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

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New App Weather 2020 Predicts No Snow for Big Game
Feb01

New App Weather 2020 Predicts No Snow for Big Game

Traveling to New York for Super Bowl XLVIII? Lucky you! A new weather app called Weather 2020 predicts a snow-free game – and the prediction was announced in early January.

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Bonjour! Learning French with the Pimsleur Method on My iPad
Nov24

Bonjour! Learning French with the Pimsleur Method on My iPad

Bonjour! Inspired by my travels to Marseille, France, I’m in the process of learning French with the Pimsleur Course Manager App on my iPad using the Pimsleur Method.

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Zappos.com is Planning to Surprise Thanksgiving Travelers at Houston’s Geo. Bush Airport
Nov21

Zappos.com is Planning to Surprise Thanksgiving Travelers at Houston’s Geo. Bush Airport

There is a silver lining to next week’s holiday travel, at least for travelers in Houston. Zappos.com, the online clothing and shoe retailer, will be turning holiday travel into a cheerful experience on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX.

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Tom Brokaw Talked Future of Media in Sarasota during RCLA Town Hall Series
Jul12

Tom Brokaw Talked Future of Media in Sarasota during RCLA Town Hall Series

“Good grief, there must be nothing going on here,” legendary broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw said upon entering the press conference at Sarasota, Fla.’s Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall this past April. Brokaw was in Sarasota for the final lecture of the Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall Lecture Series.

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Why Are Women So Mean to Each Other?
Jul08

Why Are Women So Mean to Each Other?

My question is rhetorical and doubt in my lifetime it’ll change but I just don’t get why women are so mean to each other. I grew up a tomboy. The only girls I had to play with in my neighborhood were my sisters who were a bit younger. Neighborhood kids my age were boys, all four of them plus my brother, and it seemed I always related to boys. I understood them up until our teen years then they morphed into creatures I still don’t understand.

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Health & Beauty: After 8 Weeks, Seeing is Believing with Fysiko Lash Growth Serum
Jul08

Health & Beauty: After 8 Weeks, Seeing is Believing with Fysiko Lash Growth Serum

Time flies when you’re having fun and I can’t believe I’m already halfway through testing Fysiko Lash Growth Serum. Yesterday I finished up week 8 of the 16-week program to grow longer, thicker lashes and I’m definitely seeing some thickening.

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