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And I’m Back from my Adventures!

Filed in Midlife Journeys, Texas Travels, Travel by on May 18, 2015 14 Comments
And I’m Back from my Adventures!

What a whirlwind the last month has been! I’ve been to two weddings (one of them was my son’s) and had a major surgery. I’ve either been walking on the beach, dancing, hosting a rehearsal dinner, or recovering. Right now, I am recovering from surgery. A long story short: a MRSA infection several years ago […]

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A Cooking Class with the World Cooking Project!

A Cooking Class with the World Cooking Project!

Guest Adventurer Suzanne Stavert of ADVENTURES WITH EMPTY NESTERS! Check it out! A fun new cooking class! Cooking for my family has been one of the greatest joys of my life. My skill level has improved over the last 30 years and the techniques I have learned from accomplished chefs have layered my basic skills […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Beach Birds of a Feather

Fab Photos Friday: Beach Birds of a Feather

I love the ocean, and I also LOVE ocean birds. Birds are beautiful creatures, predator or prey. Here are some of my favorites.  

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Guest Adventurer Suzanne Stavert and her Amazing Ceviche post!

Guest Adventurer Suzanne Stavert and her Amazing Ceviche post!

GUEST BLOG BY SUZANNE STAVERT OF Adventures of Empty Nesters!  Check out her blog! During our amazing vacation at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort of Costa Rica, we were taught how to make ceviche ~ Costa Rica Style! Craig and I were treated to a private cooking lesson with Chef Hanier from the resort’s fine dining seafood restaurant, Ostra. We learned how to combine […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Beaches!

Filed in Adventures!, Fabulous Photos Friday!, Travel by on April 30, 2015 3 Comments
Fab Photos Friday: Beaches!

I have been on many beaches…all over the world. Here are a few of my favorites (of course, I love everything to do with oceans!). It certainly makes me ready to go back…to all of them! Now that I am going through them, I’m having a very tough time stopping!           […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday

Amazing Women Wednesday

Today I want to draw attention to a couple of different amazing women! Zale Parry is the famous female diver from http://scubadiverlife.com/2015/04/03/famous-female-divers-zale-parry/.  The article is absolutely terrific, and I encourage you to go read it! My second amazing woman is on TED asking (and answering) the question of dolphin language….can we communicate with dolphins? Watch Denise Herzing […]

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Our Oceans are in Critical Danger…can you really make a difference?

Our Oceans are in Critical Danger…can you really make a difference?

Yes. You can. Each and every one of us can make a difference. How? By making small, but important, choices. Here are some easy examples of how you can start to make a difference: 1. Only eat sustainable and responsibly fished seafood. How do you know what is okay to eat? Go to http://www.seafoodwatch.org/, the app […]

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Friday on the Beach

Friday on the Beach

Randy and I are on the beach, attending the wedding of the daughter of our close friends. Tonight the events begin…a cruise for a rehearsal dinner, the wedding tomorrow, and a brunch on Sunday. I will be out of the sun today as I am practically purple with sunburn. I spent the day on the beach […]

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EARTH DAY: REVOLUTION

EARTH DAY: REVOLUTION

We don’t think about it every day, but let’s think about this on Earth Day: our planet is in ICU, in critical condition. Watch REVOLUTION, a film by Rob Stewart, which explores the dire consequences the human race will face in the next 40 years. REVOLUTION follows up Rob Stewart’s first film in 2007, SHARKWATER, […]

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7 Vietnamese street-foods you Must Try!

Filed in Adventures of traveling Foodies!, Travel by on April 19, 2015 4 Comments
7 Vietnamese street-foods you Must Try!

By Guest Blogger Louise Rose, author of www.go-vietnam.com One thing that many people consider as a favorite part of any trip, regardless of the destination, is trying and sampling the local cuisine of the country they are visiting. Perhaps because of this preference, many people have become “foodies” in recent years. In fact, many people […]

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