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Do you remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books from childhood?For those that need a refresher, these books are adventure mysteries written in the second person where the reader assumes the role as the main character. At the end of each chapter, the reader reaches a decision point. The story is guided by these decisions.
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Life’s A Beach – Hollywood, FL

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The truth is that many travelers don’t document the area in which we live. Ms Traveling Pants has been a culprit of this. However, I am changing my ways by doing a little summer documentation of South Florida. As a non-native (but almost as I have officially competed the 5 year mark), I came to.
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[flickr]photo:3768121254[/flickr] Growing up on the Western side of Wisconsin like I did, you are either of German or Norwegian descent or both. If you’re not, you eventually become a part of those cultures through your neighbors, friends, and festivals. It is very common to host communal dinners that offer a buffet of lutefisk and lefse.
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Where in the World is Ms Traveling Pants Video Series makes another appearance. This time it is not at 35,000 feet mid-flight, but celebrating Father’s Day 2009 at the world famous Fort Lauderdale Beach. It was a beautiful day, rather hot at a record breaking 98 degrees. However, as my father enjoys sailing, it was.
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With only a day remaining until those of us in Florida enter into a new hurricane season from June 1st through the 30th of November, many are preparing by buying batteries, bottled water, canned soups, generators, extension cords, and the like. It is with the start of this Hurricane season that I remember my first.
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As the tourist season is coming to an end in South Florida, there is a notable difference on my drive to work as well as at the beach.  Typically known as the end of “the season” by those in “the Biz,” yesterday was Mother’s Day.  Now, without the “Snowbirds” or “Spring Break Vacationers,” the beaches.
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7 Days and 11 States, My 7-11 Travels

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In my usual style, an aisle seat, I have taken out my laptop to reflect on my last seven days (see picture for view from my seat).  Since boarding, it has been a rather interesting flight with various infants, one yappy little dog, and everyone afraid of sneezing with the worries of Swine Flu. It is during.
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Sitting on the floor of a bare studio apartment in Poughkeepsie, NY, I sit with the windows open to let the recently painted walls dry and fumes escape.  It feels nice to sit on a recently purchased, K-Mart bath mat, especially after driving a car packed with only the bare essentials from Fort Lauderdale to Poughkeepsie. So many.
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Most of my posts thus far have been of memories of past trips.  This week, I wanted to give you a story in “real time” of a journey from Fort Lauderdale, Fl up I-95 1,800 miles to Poughkeepsie, NY. Stay tuned for play by play pit-stops, unique insights, and more. Day one: Start from Plantation,.
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For those of you unfamiliar with Art Basel, it is a modern and contemporary art exhibition that is held annually in Switzerland and for the last 7 years has traveled to Miami. Yesterday was my first time experiencing the event in South Florida despite hearing of the fame and celebrity draw. Only now, can I.
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