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Things to do Under Quarantine: Solo Travel Girl's Word Search!
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Things to do Under Quarantine: Solo Travel Girl’s Word Search!

If the novel coronavirus has you under quarantine and you’re looking for something to take your mind off COVID-19 news, here’s a word search!

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Able Women Spreads the Message on How Fly Fishing Can Positively Impact the Human Will and Spirit.
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2017 ICAST Finds for Female Solo Travelers

I survived my first ICAST, the fishing industry’s largest tradeshow, and found some great finds for female solo travelers. Ranging from services to gear to fun gifts, here are my top 2017 ICAST finds.

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Advocate and Actor Geena Davis Signs a Baseball for Ringling College Student Artist Elizabeth Gray. Gray Created the Portrait of the Artist Which Was Presented to Her Prior to Davis's Feb. 13, 2013 Lecture in Sarasota, Fla.
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Geena Davis: #ShesGotDrive and Still in a League of Her Own

One of my favorite movie lines, “there’s no crying in baseball,” was brought to the silver screen 25 years ago in the film, “A League of Their Own.” If you’re a Gen X-er like me, you’re probably feeling old realizing that classic movie is 25 years old.

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That's Me! At the Gun Range Firing a Handgun for the First Time. With Female Firearms Training Trainer Shirley King, Port Charlotte, Fla., April 29, 2017
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Firearms Training and My First Trip to a Gun Range in Port Charlotte, Fla.

“Don’t put your finger on the trigger. Cross your thumbs. Hold it steady. Don’t be scared. There’s nothing to fear,” were the thoughts running through my mind as I picked up a loaded handgun at a gun range in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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Flowers in Mexico, Nov. 2008
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With Jim Beam in Hand and a Tiara on My Head, Rest in Peace

“What’s it like LIVING in a national park?” is usually the second question people ask after asking, “What is your favorite national park?” when they learn I spent 10 years living and working in America’s crown jewels. “It’s like living with family,” is my response, because it is.

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This Girl in Guatemala Can Hold Her Own #LikeAGirl
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Help Boost Girls’ Confidence By Sharing What You Do #LikeAGirl

You can help boost girls’ confidence just by sharing what you do like a girl. Have you seen the Always #LikeAGirl video yet? Go do it. Now.

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Former First Lady Bush and Daughter Barbara Pierce Bush Speak During AARP's Life@50+ in Boston, May 9, 2014
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How Global Travel Influenced Barbara Pierce Bush and Now She’s Changing the World

Sitting down with her mother Laura Bush and journalist Soledad O’Brien, Barbara Pierce Bush spoke to the AARP Life@50+ Boston audience earlier this spring discussing how being a president’s daughter shaped her life.

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Soledad O'Brien Interviews Former First Lady Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush During AARP Life@50+ in Boston, Mass., May 9, 2014
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Former First Lady Laura Bush on Civility, Life After the White House During AARP Life@50+

Former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Barbara Pierce Bush addressed civility and life after the White House during AARP Life@50+ in Boston this spring

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Amelia Rose Earhart with Fly Around the Globe in June 2014; Image Credit: Amelia Rose Earhart
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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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Jenna Bush Hager Kicked Off Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall Lecture Series, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Fla.
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Jenna Bush Hager Inspires in Sarasota, Fla.

“It wasn’t a philosophical moment,” Jenna Bush Hager told more than 500 members of the Ringling College Library Association last Monday at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Fla., it was about “a man, his daughters, a stuffed animal and a little joke.”

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