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Our Upcoming Summer Vacation

Two weeks from tomorrow, I will be on my way to Oklahoma City. I already have a to-do list once I get there: Visit the Myriad Botanical Garden. The tropical conservatory includes a 35-foot waterfall and plants from Florida that … Continue reading

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The Real Florida

Every now and then, I spend a lunch break with my daughter and her friends from her 4th grade class.  We sit outside in the courtyard, eat our lunches, and talk. The talk usually involves funny family stories, weekend outings, … Continue reading

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aerophobia (noun) \ˌer-ō-ˈfō-bē-ə\: a fear or strong dislike of flying If you know me at all, then you know of my aversion to flying. Friends and family members have tried to reason with me by subjecting me to long, statistical, … Continue reading

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Adventuring: Jekyll Island (Day Two, Part Three), or We Got Our Flippie Floppies

After visiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, we headed over to Tidelands, a 4-H Nature Center overseen by the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.  The Tidelands offers a couple of different ways to enjoy the island’s … Continue reading

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Adventure’s Eve

I didn’t sleep well last night. No, I take that back. I slept well enough last night, considering the Holy Wrath & Fury that blew through town at 4 o’clock in the morning and unleashed enough thunder to rattle my … Continue reading

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