Tag Archives: Fort Lauderdale

With another year coming to an end, I have to admit that I have made a sizable dent in my list of new things to try (skydiving, SCUBA diving, cruising, flying a helicopter, and more). Slowly but surely like the tale of the Turtoise and the Hare, I’m getting through a lengthy list of adventures.
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It’s no secret that I have an adventure bug. So in light of the holiday season and end of the year,  I brainstormed as to some activity that would be incredible to experience as a treat to myself. Having done skydiving, SCUBA diving, scaling Coliseum walls, and more, my first choice was to FLY. Luckily,.
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You guessed it, I dived! After nearly 13 years of hanging up my fins, mask, and regulator, I took a giant stride into the Atlantic off Fort Lauderdale beach last week.  Quite appropriately, I decided to rekindle this hobby of my past on a very important day, Look Up Day.  I thought there was no.
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Life’s a Beach III!

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For Life’s a Beach installment three, I take you to Fort Lauderdale. Nicknamed Fort Liquordale, it is no secret that Fort Lauderdale has been host to many a memorable Spring Break as well as home to icons such as the Elbo Room. However, one must not forget that above all Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful.
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Life is a Beach II!

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Life’s a beach installment two comes straight to you from Lauderdale by the Sea, a small beachside community North of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Known to be a locals’ favorite with a tranquil beach removed from the A1A traffic, Fort Lauderdale by the Sea has a fishing pier and various eateries to entertain the family and.
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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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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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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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Where Ms Traveling Pants Grew Up?

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Now returned from my journey over the pond to England, I now smell an apple pie cooking in the oven for one of my favorite traditions, Thanksgiving. I am not traveling this year, but staying where I “hang my hat”, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As I tell most people, I didn’t want to wait until retirement.
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