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After experiencing Halloween Horror Nights at Orlando’s Universal Studios, doing anything else on Halloween is just uncivilized. It is hands-down the best thing to do. No party can compare and no other haunted houses can measure up. The theme park is transformed into a macabre-mecca for the not-so-faint-of-heart and the haunted houses are built, crafted, […]

Pandora scenes

One evening, my fiance and I were at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ waiting in line to ride the Forbidden Journey. As usual, we converse with others during such waits. Immediately in front of us was a pretty cool couple visiting the area and having a magical experience. I asked the girl if Universal’s […]

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I love the Digital Media program at LYNN University. It is state-of-the-art. My favorite courses are Drawing (and then painting in Photoshop), Digital Storytelling, Photography, and Professional Media Presentation which was like Toastmaster’s on steroids. Here is a sample of my photography… and I will post more once I complete my portfolio. For now, it’s […]

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And you’re in love with Colorado… Those are 14ers in the distance. I also saw a deer. 🙂 On Loveland Pass, 11,990 feet elevation from Dawn Dubriel on Vimeo.

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Before we head to mountainous Keystone, please watch this magical moment I caught on video just in front of the Denver train station… After beholding the beautiful works of art from Denver’s Art Museum, I needed to go back to the airport via train (20 minute ride) in order to catch the Mountain Express shuttle […]

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I recently had a work trip for the Canvas conference in Keystone, CO. Once my SW flight landed in CO, I hopped on the train and headed straight to downtown Denver. The 16th Street Mall in Denver is the place to be. People can walk around and hop on ‘n off all of the buses […]

Aloha from my happy place in Key Largo, Sunset Cove Beach Resort! Loaded with amenities such a kayaking and waterfront views, as soon as one steps on the property, a feeling of serenity and quiet immediately washes over you, and all stress vanishes. I initially booked the Pelican waterfront room but there was a problem […]

Vero Beach Pirate Festival, 2017

Ahoy mateys! The Admiral Norton and I, Oriana dei Medici, had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Vero Beach Pirate Festival hosted by Pirates of the Treasure Coast. We stocked our coffers full of Mahina Coco, the best coconut rum in the world, along with the black gold of the Kraken. ::Piratical essentials:: After we […]

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Rachel Galvin on Deerfield Beach, FL

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Rachel Galvin is one of those people you instantly like within nanoseconds of meeting her. Sweet, fun, down-to-earth, smart, hardworking, and trustworthy. Her book, Basics of the Biz is a fun read about breaking into showbiz. She also has her own online publication, Independent Streak Magazine, and recently won Best Freelance Writer by Women in […]

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Journey to the Legendary Domes of Cape Romano

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The internet had been circulating pictures of these domes which, at first glance, seemed to be the work of aliens. After some research, I discovered these domes were less than two hours away from my Fort Lauderdale abode. That minor detail sealed the deal and I was on an impromptu jaunt to the legendary domes […]

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