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Paying Respect to Gabby Petito During North Port Vigil

Like many, I’m captivated by the Gabby Petito case. I live in North Port, Fla., and attended a vigil which included a live butterfly release on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.

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Take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this printable, travel-themed word search.
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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #2

Take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this free printable, travel-themed word search.

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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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Participating in Beach Yoga on Englewood Beach at Least Once a Week is One of My 20 in 20 Goals.
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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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Entrance and Lobby of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y.
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New York Travel: National Comedy Center is Jamestown’s Crown Jewel

Lucille Ball had a vision for her hometown of Jamestown, N.Y., to make it a destination to celebrate comedy. Today, The National Comedy Center in Jamestown celebrates everything funny.

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Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial in Sunbury at Night.
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Ohio Memorial Honors Those Who Gave All in Fight Against Terrorism

the Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial in Sunbury. It serves as a remembrance of those service members from Ohio who have fallen during the War on Terrorism since Sept. 11, 2001.

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This Non-Profit is Inspiring Women to Make Waves in the World of Fishing

Only 19 percent of women who fish see themselves in the sport, which is why this non-profit is inspiring women to make waves.

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Celebrate Independence Day with Civility.
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Independence Day 2017: I Challenge My Fellow U.S. Citizens

Dear Fellow Citizens of the United States of America: Today is Independence Day. America’s birthday. And I challenge you…

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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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The Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Goda, Fla., was dedicated on Nov. 5, 2016.
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Coincidence or Something Bigger? Paying Respects at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda

I had a random encounter at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda that has me wondering whether it was coincidence or something bigger.

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