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Zookeeper for the day at Brookgreen Gardens

Have you ever wondered what it would like to zookeeper? As a rescue pet mom and a farmer, I have the joy of working with animals daily.  I can only imagine how fun it would be to have a full-time career working with a zoo full of animals big and small, from all types of […]

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Reliving the Moon Walk at Cape Canaveral

Entrance to Kennedy Space Center

Relive the day you first heard that a man walked on the moon by commemorating that milestone — 50 years ago — with a visit to Cape Canaveral. I’ll never forget being on a study abroad program in a small town in Switzerland. On my way to class, a stranger came up and hugged me, […]

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Tulips in bloom at the Dallas Arboretum

Marianne Williamson once said, “A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to.” Tulips, like each person does, bring joy in their delightfully unique patterns and shape. Upon my recent visit to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, the landscape burst forth vibrant rainbows […]

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Reliving Our Wonder Years at the Carolina Opry

Music influences our lives in magical ways.   Songs have the power to evoke emotional responses or even trigger memories, bringing us right back to a moment, most often a moment in time we truly treasure.  Enjoying the “Time Warp” show at the Carolina Opry Theater in Myrtle Beach did just that.  We were zapped right […]

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Photos and Fun Facts from Paris to Inspire Your Wanderlust

Throughout my life, I always heard Paris, France referenced as the “city of love.”  Indeed, it is a spectacular backdrop for romantic strolls and dinner dates, but the concept of “Paris is for lovers” certainly limits the city.  An undue limitation this vibrant spot doesn’t deserve. Paris is for everyone! Whether you are a history […]

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3 Days in Switzerland

What do you do when you have limited time to visit a bucket list location? When I had the chance to visit Switzerland for three days, I initially balked at the short window of time. I couldn’t envision how we could possibly truly experience the culture with only seventy-two hours to spare. I wasn’t just […]

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