10 Things to Do in St. Augustine

The last trip I ever took as a single lady was to beautiful St. Augustine, Florida, with my girl friend Andrea! It was my bachelorette trip, and I was so excited. St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement in the United States, and as a history lover, that is right up my alley! Here are 10 things to do in St. Augustine, whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, with friends, or with family!

A Day at Hollywood Beach, FL

Originally published on 11 January 2008. This is part of a series of e-mails from my graduation trip to the Bahamas and Florida with my friend Terri! Hello all! The last day of Terri’s and my graduation trip adventure was nothing short of fabulous. This is how we spent our day at Hollywood Beach, Florida!Continue reading “A Day at Hollywood Beach, FL”

Mermaids and More

Originally published on 7 December 2012. Ready to meet some mermaids? After church Michael and I embarked on a wonderful undersea adventure: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park! This is something to get excited about, folks… Mermaids swim here! Weeki Wachee Springs is a beautiful, clear, freshwater spring where wildlife such as manatees, sea turtles, otters, seaContinue reading “Mermaids and More”

Telling Manatee Tales

Originally published 1 December 2012. Greetings from Crystal River, FL! Things were getting a little chilly up in DC, so I cleverly scheduled a trip down to sunny Florida for December! Well, there was a bit more motivation than that. My friend Michael manages a manatee refuge down here for the US Fish and WildlifeContinue reading “Telling Manatee Tales”