How Diverse is Diverse?

I got into a very uncomfortable conversation within my first month in Florida when my “racial dating background” was put into question. First of all, it’s none of your business…

Bathtubs Telling Stories

. . . Bathing is a variable characteristic of any travel experience. From Turkish baths to mud baths, bathing styles (not just the frequency) can both describe a culture and…

Making Friends 101

“Making girlfriends at 40 is like attracting boys at 16,” I was told when I was in high school. “You worry about coming off too strong. You get excited for…

Spontaneously Solo in Florida

Imagine a private yacht longer than a 15-story building is tall. It’s so big that it’s considered a Super Yacht. It holds fourteen crew members and room for twelve guests….

Eight Pounds

Over our five days vacation to the sunny Florida coast, two couples consumed eight pounds of deep blue sea deliciousness including crab, shark, salmon, shrimp, and scallops that we largely…

Florida Beach Vacation

After a long, cold winter, all this GoGirl wanted was a little fun in the Florida sun. Backpack ready, I set out with my beau to visit his sister and…

Tampa, Here I Come!

Well, I’m getting ready to take a looooong journey to Tampa, Florida for a conference. When I say long, I mean a 13 to 15 hour journey. I don’t know…