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Showing Off My Southwest and Central Florida

Living in Florida means living in the world’s top tourism destination and traveling to Orlando is a breeze. Oftentimes I need to remind myself how fortunate I am living so close to attractions others take years of planning before visiting. I’m always reminded how lucky I am when friends visit. 

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Traveler’s Guide to Fort Myers and Sanibel, Florida, from Lonely Planet Makes Vacation Planning Easy

While most of the country is pushing 100-something degrees this summer, the great Sunshine State of Florida has been feeling cool with highs temps in the 80s and 90s. Over on the coast, such as in Southwest Florida, enjoy the tropical breezes off the Gulf of Mexico which makes it feel a little cooler than […]

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I Ate Bugs and Tolerated It: ECHO Farm, Fort Myers

“Would you like a grilled cricket?” the young woman said while holding a bag of chilled mealworms. I attended ECHO Farm Day at Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization in North Fort Myers, Fla., yesterday. Founded back in the 1970s, it’s a global Christian organization believing in equipping people with agricultural skills and resources to reduce […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Ortiz Flea Market

Sunday I joined the Slow Food Southwest Florida group for a tour of the Ortiz Flea Market in Fort Myers, Fla. Santiago De Choch was the guide of this ethnic market. It’s primarily dominated with Mexican vendors but the market is full of all sorts of treasures such as fresh produce, leather boots and belts, […]

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