Tag: Florida

Something About a Journey

There’s something about the word journey. It’s just always good. Even a journey into the depths of hell seem to hold promise of something better on the other side.

Impressions While Riding My Bike: Beach Edition

Impressions While Riding My Bike Fort Lauderdale Beach iwannabealady.wordpress.com

This is a very exciting installment of Impressions While Riding My Bike. Me and my bike have taken to the road seeking adventure. I’ve been getting to know my neighborhood quite well, and it’s been, so far, an enlightening experience. But as you know, standing in place might as well be moving backwards. So it

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Coffee and Art: Fort Lauderdale

You know how Anakin loves Padme? That’s how much I love books and vintage decor. Fort Lauderdale for the hipster. A coffee shop, an arts and crafts fair, studio and street art.

Fort Lauderdale Waterways, the Venice of America

Having grown up here, I had to grow to appreciate the beauty of Fort Lauderdale, and I’ve decided to share it with all of you through a series highlighting all of the beauty and fun of my hometown. Let’s start by adding water.

My Weekend:¬†Books and Beaches

Saturday It starts with the announcement that my favorite bookstore is having it’s $2 sale. Every book, no matter how old and beautiful or how new and shiny, is on sale. Comfortable shoes. Check. My two children. Check. My life’s savings. Check. As you’d expect, we spend a good deal of time browsing the shelves

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This Weekend Camping with the Kids

If you haven’t read my previous post on why this camping trip is going down, then check it out here. Ladies and gentlemen, I’m going to be honest. Last week, I was desperate for some sort of flashing beacon of hope that my son wouldn’t be swallowed up by life’s forces. Probably worse, that he

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My Bra is All Wrong, and I’m Burning In Hell For It

There are certain routines that annoying people establish which help them to be more efficient at life. One of those things is setting out their clothes the night before work. I imagine that they wake up refreshed, make coffee and breakfast, check their calendar for the day’s appointments, and cruise to work in peace. I

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Women Camping. Starting Late: Part One

Two women on their first camping trip fight against nature and their own incompetence.

Many of us have had dreams of doing great things only to find that life and our own choices got in the way. These posts are an offer of encouragement and a call to action. Starting late does not need to equal Too Late. Here’s my story…