Celebrate Self-Love with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of Chocolates
Jan10

Celebrate Self-Love with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of Chocolates

My word for 2021 is “self-love” and I’ll be celebrating February with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of chocolates.

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Spa Day at Myakka Elephant Ranch in Florida
Dec30

Spa Day at Myakka Elephant Ranch in Florida

A spa day is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday and I arranged an indulgent encounter for a friend at one of the most unique spots in Florida, Myakka Elephant Ranch

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Hello Reel Talk Radio Listeners!
Dec13

Hello Reel Talk Radio Listeners!

If you found me from my appearance on Reel Talk Radio hosted by Capt. Debbie Hanson, hello and welcome! Following are links making solo travel and outdoor adventures easier and topics we discuss on the show.

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What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida
Sep09

What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida

What do you do when you see a gopher tortoise in Florida? The first thing is to congratulate yourself because seeing one is a special experience. Here are other reasons why.

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Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach
Sep02

Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach

Each morning between mid-April through October, Coastal Wildlife Club Sea Patrol volunteers walk Charlotte County’s beaches looking for new sea turlte nests or hatchings.

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5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time
Jul12

5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time

Stand-up paddle boarding is fun and popular activity. Before your inaugural adventure, here’s what to expect when paddle boarding for the first time.

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Things to do in Daytona Beach: Take Aim at Volusia Top Gun
Jun14

Things to do in Daytona Beach: Take Aim at Volusia Top Gun

Conferences, getaways, and vacations are about trying something new and pushing boundaries. I did just that when I took aim at Volusia Top Gun in Daytona Beach. It’s a gun shop, indoor gun range, and restaurant.

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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday #12
Jun10

Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday #12

To take your mind off COVID-19 news, download this free printable word search with the theme of Florida Food.

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Things to do in Florida: Venice Shark Spotting Public Art
Jun07

Things to do in Florida: Venice Shark Spotting Public Art

Love an adventure? Fascinated with sharks? Appreciate art? Head to the Shark Tooth Capital of the World to enjoy the Venice Shark Spotting public art display.

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Sunflower U-Pick Season in Tampa Bay, Florida
May15

Sunflower U-Pick Season in Tampa Bay, Florida

April showers bring May flowers and now is sunflower U-pick season in Florida. Here are three Tampa Bay-area farms to soak up the sunshine and bask in the glory of stunning sunflowers.

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Follow the Florida Mermaid Trail in Brooksville
May10

Follow the Florida Mermaid Trail in Brooksville

Mermaids have entertained and enchanted visitors in Weekie Wachee Springs, Fla for decades. Now, spot them along the Florida Mermaid Trail in nearby historic Brooksville.

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Florida Travel: Free Ranger Walks in Big Cypress National Preserve
Apr25

Florida Travel: Free Ranger Walks in Big Cypress National Preserve

Learn about the biology, ecology, and history during a free ranger walk in Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida.

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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #3
Apr08

Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #3

Take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this free printable, travel-themed word search. This week’s theme: Florida!

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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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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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