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    Battle On The Blueway

    June 17, 2016
    Battle on the blueway

    This past weekend was the 3rd annual Battle on the Blueway. The sport of stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is growing in popularity. The calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico make Ft. Myers Beach an ideal location for the tanned and toned athletes to race. Battle of the Blueway is a World Paddle Association race with over $10,000 in prize money. Participants from as far as Canada, Mexico and Venezuela, as well as the US Southeast, participated in the…

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    Beaches Florida SW Florida

    A Weekend In Pass-A-Grille

    The view from The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is spectacular.   Tampa Bay’s clear water sparkles below us as we approach St. Petersburg. It’s another gorgeous day in paradise.   Our destination?   Pass-A-Grille Historic Pass-A-Grille, on the…

    May 21, 2016
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    A Saturday on Sanibel

    Spring in SW Florida is marvelous.   The bright blue sky, crystal clear water and cooler weather make it my favorite time of the year.   What could be better than a Saturday on Sanibel…

    May 12, 2016
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    Solo Travel

    Five Reasons To Travel Solo

      Have you always wanted to explore the red rocks of Sonoma, sample wine in Napa, or tour Italy in the summer? What’s stopping you?   Is it that you can’t find a travel partner?…

    March 13, 2016
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    Exploring Miami With Stray Boots

    Did you know that Miami is home to nearly one million Cuban Americans? Or that the Effusion Art Gallery, a funky gallery in The Bayside Marketplace, houses the work of Romero Britto, a famous…

    February 3, 2016
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    Camping in Manatee Springs State Park

    How do you relax and recover after a fun filled, action packed holiday? The kids and I packed our tent, swimming suits, and cooler full of campfire treats and headed for the great outdoors.…

    January 5, 2016
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    St. Augustine Nights of Lights

      Three million white lights adorn the city of St. Augustine Florida during the Nights of Lights Festival which runs from November 21st until Jan 31st. The beautifully illuminated bayfront and historical district, including…

    December 24, 2015