Out and About: Bangor/Rockland/Owl’s Head, Maine

Ok so, don’t look at a map to find the cities I visited on this day of my vacation.  I’ll go ahead and tell you, it will only make you wonder exactly how hard I hit my head before planning this one because it doesn’t make any sense. Owl’s Head and Rockland go better in […]

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Out and About: Acadia National Park

The one and only thing I planned for a specific day, at a specific time, at a specific place on my entire 9 day vacation in Maine was to catch the sunrise on Cadillac Mountain.  I’d done a significant amount of research about things to do in Maine and this was on my top five […]

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Out and About: Maine

Anything I’ve ever seen about Maine on TV, in a magazine, or on the internet made me want to go there.  Maine has everything I’ve ever loved!  Ocean and beaches, mountains and forests, more lakes and ponds than is fair for one state to have all to itself, and loads of wildlife!  So this year […]

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Out and About: Lake Guntersville

I still don’t have a camper.  A few plans have changed though getting one remains on my radar.  In the meantime, this week some friends who do have a camper graciously invited me to spend some time with them at Lake Guntersville State Park.  Of course, I jumped at the offer.  A chance to experience camper living […]

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How to Rock the Beach Like a Pro

I, personally, never imagined there could be a right and a wrong way to hit the beach.  The sun, sand, and water is already there.  I just need to add me, right?!?  Then I went with a friend of mine and discovered exactly how mistaken I’d been.  Mind blown!  My friend is an absolute rockstar at […]

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5 Perks of Traveling Solo

Typically when I tell someone about a trip I recently went on by myself, I get this kind of surprised reaction that’s somewhere between concern and admiration.  Most will ask a few questions and, more times than not, make a comment about how they couldn’t do anything like that or they wish they could be […]

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Solo Travel for the Single Girl

I’m one of those people born with a wandering spirit.  I often find myself glancing longingly at the interstate ramp when I’ve been homebound too long.  I love the ‘wind in my hair’ feeling of getting out on the road and seeing places I’ve never seen before. For years I waited until I had someone […]

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