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Stork Delivers Baby Elephant to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

Christmas came early to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo when a female African elephant named Mbali gave birth to her first calf, a female, on Sunday, Dec. 23. The birth is significant because Mbali is one of 11 elephants rescued from a Swaziland culling, Africa, and brought to the U.S. almost a decade ago. It’s also […]

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Florida Fun Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: St. Petersburg Afternoon

Last Friday I headed north to explore the new Dali Museum and enjoy downtown St. Petersburg. Wow! An amazing city and I hope to spend more time discovering the area’s wonderful treasures soon. In addition to the Dali Museum I visited the Chihuly Exhibit (Holy, schmoly! Vibrant colored glass in varying shapes were beyond cool. […]

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Florida Fun Solo Travel

Scolded by Dali Museum Security

With all the pomp and circumstance befitting a surrealist artist, including attendance by Princess Cristina of Spain, the new Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., held its grand opening on January 11, 2011, at 11:11 a.m. and opened to the public Jan. 12. I wasn’t there for the wonderful new beginning but visited the Friday […]

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