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5 Things to do on an African Safari!

5 Things to do on an African Safari!

Seriously, you must do these 5 things on safari! There is nothing as incredible as an African Safari. Nothing. Seeing these animals in the wild is not at all comparable to seeing them in a zoo or a “safari” park. The savannah goes on forever….truly, the Circle of Life is real. Going to the Serengeti […]

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5 Wonderful Things You can do to help Earth on Earth Day!

Filed in Citizen Science, Our Planet, Travel by on April 19, 2017 15 Comments
5 Wonderful Things You can do to help Earth on Earth Day!

Our planet is in danger. Don’t get me wrong, the earth will continue no matter how much we abuse it, but humans will not. The planet is in danger of becoming inhospitable for humans and other life on earth. I am a person who believes in science, and in the scientific method. The scientific method has […]

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A Vacation that Matters

A Vacation that Matters

On December 5th I joined REEF on a fish survey trip to St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. If you have never heard of REEF, they have a simple mission: Reef Environmental Education Foundation is a grass-roots organization that seeks to conserve marine ecosystems by educating, enlisting and enabling divers and other marine enthusiasts to […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Elephants

Fab Photos Friday: Elephants

Donald Trump Jr holding the the tail of an elephant he killed this past week (yes, I know holding the tail is an African sign of respect) caused quite a ruckus online. For this Fab Photo Friday I thought I would share elephant photos from my safaris and from my volunteer experience in Thailand. Elephants are […]

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Friday on the Beach

Filed in Midlife, Our Planet, Travel, Travel Adventures! by on April 24, 2015 1 Comment
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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Amazing Women: Dr Andrea Marshall, a Conservation Pioneer.

Amazing Women: Dr Andrea Marshall, a Conservation Pioneer.

Dr. Andrea Marshall is one of the leading marine scientists and pioneers of our time.  Growing up in California, she learned to dive at age 12, and like many marine enthusiasts, her first interest was in shark conservation.  On a vacation to Mozambique Andrea discovered a stunning aggregation of manta rays off the eastern African coast.  There had virtually […]

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