Empty Nesters

The nest is never completely empty, it seems.

How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How YOU can help our amazing oceans! Through all of my travels, especially those involving the ocean and diving, I have become more and more aware of the changing state of our oceans. The changes from 30 years ago to the present are painfully clear. Water temperatures are significantly warmer, coral reefs are bleaching and […]

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Have you ever gone Bat Shit Crazy in Austin? I Have!

Have you ever gone Bat Shit Crazy in Austin? I Have!

Bat Shit Crazy! Austin goes bat shit crazy at dusk on the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge! Have you been to Austin to see the crazy bat show? You should check it out at BatCon! From March to November, Mexican fruit bats nest and live under the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in downtown Austin. […]

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You can Join in the 2017 Clean the Crow Clean Up on September 16!

You can Join in the 2017 Clean the Crow Clean Up on September 16!

  Join us at Clean the Crow on September 16, 2017 for a cleanup event from 8am-10am!  Keep Dallas Beautiful has partnered with the City of Dallas and we’re asking for your help. Come catch the litter flying in the breeze so Dallas can enjoy a clean park. Spend two hours to Keep Dallas Beautiful, […]

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Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country is beautiful. I have made it my duty to explore all of it and report back to you! Enjoy these views from Texas Hill Country.

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What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

No visit to the Texas Hill Country is complete without visiting the LBJ State Park and Historical Site. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 through 1969. He was the Vice President of John F Kennedy, and took over the presidency upon Kennedy’s death. Many, even most, baby […]

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Here are 5 Penguin Species You Won’t Want to Miss When You Travel!

Here are 5 Penguin Species You Won’t Want to Miss When You Travel!

Who loves penguins? Everybody! And if someone does not like penguins, I don’t want to know them. Penguins overdose us on cuteness. They are a joy to watch whether they are walking, swimming, nesting, or snoozing. I have been fortunate enough to see 5 Penguin Species eye to eye. They are all completely awesome! The […]

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Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

While in Cozumel over the summer, I paid a visit to the Cozumel Med Spa, and Michaela Velasco, spa manager extraordinaire! I am so glad I did! I knew, of course, that resorts had spas that offered massage, facials, nail care, the usual, but I honestly didn’t know that much more is available on the […]

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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Guido’s, overlooking the Mexican Caribbean on Melgar on Cozumel, is the iconic restaurant on Cozumel, without a doubt. When I first visited the island (30 years ago!) I ate at Guidos. Whenever I visit Cozumel Guidos is at the top of the list of restaurants we always go to. Why? You mean aside from the […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind? Hour after hour of demands and deadlines, interrupted only by the buzz of technology notifications…. Sound familiar? How about….the Virgin Islands? It’s time to schedule a trip – with yourself. Whether you’re approaching burnout or taking preventive measures to stave it off, it’s time to unplug from the rest […]

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