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It is World Animal Day, and Extinction is Looming

Filed in Citizen Science, Important Stuff!, Our Planet by on October 4, 2017 6 Comments
It is World Animal Day, and Extinction is Looming

Today is World Animal Day, and the state of animals on our planet is not good. Only 7,000 cheetahs are left in the wild. There is only ONE male Northern White Rhino left on our planet. He is being guarded with armed guards. along with the two female Northern White Rhinos. The species depends upon […]

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Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

by Guest Blogger Rebecca Crawford of Hiking Mastery! Top Delicious Reasons to visit Italy! We know Italy is great for sightseeing, hiking, beaches and beautiful scenery. But it is also world-renowned for its food. There are 20 different regions in Italy, and they all have a signature dish. In this article, we are going to […]

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Taking a Deep Breath for now, and for the Future

Filed in Important Stuff!, Our Planet by on May 31, 2017 11 Comments
Taking a Deep Breath for now, and for the Future

I wrote parts of this for Earth Day this year, but with the possibility of the USA pulling out of the Paris Accord, I wanted to post it again. We cannot afford to let this happen, for many reasons.  Take a deep breath and consider this: our planet is in danger. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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Win a Free Copy of my First Published Book on Amazon!

Win a Free Copy of my First Published Book on Amazon!

My first published book on Amazon! Yes, I finally did it! I wrote a book on a subject near and dear to my heart, our intriguing fish friends in the ocean. FISH FACES, Photos and Fun Facts, is a photo book of common reef fish from all over the world. Children of all ages (that includes […]

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This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

Generosity is always good, whether in material goods or in the heart. At this time in our history, I believe it is imperative to do something, whether it is for people, the environment, or our fellow creatures. In formulating this list I tried to keep the needs of the world and our earth in mind. These […]

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Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Millennials, you have real power: 91% of millennials want to transition to clean energy. 83% of millennials believe the results of this election will affect their life. 69.2 million millennials have the power to win November’s election. * I have tried not to post about the US 2016 election on Travels with Tam, for obvious […]

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Think and Pray for the Victims of Orlando

Filed in Important Stuff! by on June 12, 2016 2 Comments
Think and Pray for the Victims of Orlando

I wanted to publish today, but I find myself unable to. The tragedy which unfolded in Orlando over the weekend dominates my thoughts. Instead of writing about travel, or my life, today, I just want to say, hold the victims in your heart, along with their families. What has occurred is unspeakable, but it will […]

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I LOVE MY ONESOLE SHOES!

I LOVE MY ONESOLE SHOES!

As a frequent traveler I always have problems deciding on which shoes to take. Shoes are bulky and heavy, and it is so frustrating trying to fit them all in. Those days are over for me, as I have discovered the solution: Onesole! Dominique McClain Barteet, RPh. invented Onesole shoes when she bought three of […]

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The OC Bucket List Challenge: Visit Buena Park!

The OC Bucket List Challenge: Visit Buena Park!

I think everyone knows how much I love the OC! (Orange County, California, of course). When I received word about the OC Bucket List Challenge for Buena Park, I had to copy it down and share it with you right away!!!! These Challenge activities have something for everyone, so pack along the kids and grandparents […]

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Being a Mother is the Trip of a Lifetime!

Being a Mother is the Trip of a Lifetime!

In many ways, I cannot believe I am a mother. These tiny creatures arrive, and all of the sudden you are responsible for a human life. It can be overwhelming, but there is no doubt that being their mother was the most important thing I have ever done. They grow up, and that is both […]

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