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Amazing Women in Midlife!

Amazing Women in Midlife!

Today’s blog is about midlife women who have, or are in the process of, reinventing their lives. Talk about inspiring?! Midlife women are definitely movers and shakers! They start new careers, new businesses, write novels, become artists or therapists or lawyers…it is amazing. I decided to celebrate Amazing Women Wednesday by sharing blogs by midlife women […]

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Why Children Freak Me Out

Why Children Freak Me Out

Now, I don’t mean they freak me out in general. They freak me out for very specific reasons. Those reasons have to do with my husband, who had a Double Lung Transplant almost two years ago. (Lung Transplant, An Unexpected Journey!) The journey has been long, and we thought after year one things would get […]

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5 Reasons to Get off your Couch and Travel!

5 Reasons to Get off your Couch and Travel!

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too.  Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” Terry Pratchett Yesterday I wanted to meet […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Her Deepness turns 80!

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Her Deepness turns 80!

Her Deepness, Dr Sylvia Earle is a remarkable woman. I found this article about her 80th birthday, and I urge you to check it out! http://www.clf.org/blog/ocean-conservation/her-deepness-dr-sylvia-earle-is-commemorating-her-80th-birthday-with-a-dive-at-cashes-ledge/.  

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Wonderful Wednesday! Three Ways to EAT: Food Markets in NYC

Wonderful Wednesday! Three Ways to EAT: Food Markets in NYC

A Guest Post by Suzanne Simone Stavert of ADVENTURES OF EMPTY NESTERS! One World Trade Center,The Freedom Tower, NYC There is never a shortage of amazing food markets in New York City. Picking a favorite is like choosing which of your friends you like best..impossible! Just like with the number of friends, the more markets […]

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World Lion Day: Contribute to their survival!

World Lion Day: Contribute to their survival!

Cecil the lion’s death in Zimbabwe at the hands of overzealous hunters has resulted in a sudden awakening to the plight of the endangered lion. Yes, the lion is endangered, and some estimates show that these magnificent “simbas” could be extinct as soon as 2020. Yes, 2020. 5 years from now. There are only 20,000 […]

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Fab Photos Friday: The Biggest Fish in the Ocean

Fab Photos Friday: The Biggest Fish in the Ocean

The incredible Whale Shark is the biggest fish in the ocean! And it is such a beautiful, gentle fish! It has to be said that whale sharks probably don’t have Einstein’s IQ since they have the smallest brain in the ocean for their size, but give them a break …they help keep plankton and krill under control, […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Citizen Scientists in the Yucatan!

Amazing Women Wednesday: Citizen Scientists in the Yucatan!

Two weeks ago I met a stunning group of women. We were all citizen science volunteers on the Ray of Hope Expedition 2015 to the Yucatan. Our goal was to take ID photographs of Manta Rays and Whale Sharks, and to obtain 30 genetic samples from Mantas. The Whale Shark goal was awesomely met, the […]

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Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation

Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation

The Marine Megafauna Foundation Ray of Hope Expedition 2015 included a marine biologist (USA), a geneticist (Japan, living and working in the US), a biologist from the Maldives (a Scot by birth), a scuba instructor from the Maldives (a Kiwi, otherwise know as a New Zealander), a Penn biology major (from Mexico), a videographer (South Africa), […]

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The Ultimate Dive Experience! Part Two.

The Ultimate Dive Experience! Part Two.

My favorite part of the Ultimate Dive Experience at the Occidental Allegro in Cozumel? The diving of course! Let’s turn the dives into Fab Photos Friday, and check out Pro-Dive Mexico! The dive experience at Pro-Dive is friendly, efficient, and quick! Gear is placed in bins with your name on it, and when it is […]

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