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Florida Battles Zika as Some Travelers Reconsider Winter Plans

This piece originally published on Travel+Leisure.com.

As parts of Florida works to fight against the spread of Zika, fear of the virus is making some travelers reconsider winter plans. 333 more words

Health

Coffee Grounds - Mosquito Repellent or Just Gardener's Gold

There’s a lot of things flying by on the internet these days.

Facebook is adding to it.

But some of it is true, some of it is false, and some of it has a bit of both in it. 888 more words

Helpful Hints

The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program

Deadline   Monday, October 31, 2016, 11:59 PM
Awards:  $7,500 / $15,000

Contact:  Amanda Sanfilippo | (305) 375-5436 | amandas@miamidade.gov

The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500 fellowships to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach. 373 more words

Call

We're Engaged! 

On September 17, 2016 my best friend asked me to spend the rest of my life with him. Of course, I said yes. September 17 was the most perfect day, a day I just want to live over and over. 255 more words

Life

Saturday Night Serenade--Date Night Three-fer

Oh, my friends, last night Mr. R. and I enjoyed an amazing date night three-fer.  We attended the last performance of the Rock Hall Three for All Tour, featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Heart.  442 more words

Humor

Bulls Standouts In Loss Against FSU

Today, the University of South Florida lost 55-35 in a instate rival game. In a pack house at Raymond James Stadium, the Bulls made tons of mistakes and beat themselves, as Head Coach Willie Taggart said “We did not play our best game, and that’s what you get.” The Bulls gave up 478 NET yards on 63 carries, which Bulls’ defensive tackle Deadrin Senat said during interview time “poor tackling hurt us and it has to get better.” Now, we can dwell on the negative parts of the game and who did not play well, but let’s focus on the positive outcomes and standouts in the loss. 438 more words

Football

Miami River - Echoes from the past

Canoeing the Miami River was an experience outside of our norm.  Occasionally,  we take our kayaks out in the backcountry of the Everglades or a camping trip in the Ten Thousand Islands.   564 more words

Adventure