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Paws in the Park

On February 11th, pet lovers from all over Central Florida will gather at beautiful Lake Eola to support the Pet Alliance’s mission to educate, shelter, place, and heal pets and their families with compassionate, responsible care. Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is one of the region’s oldest and largest animal welfare ... Read More »

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Alligator Salad With Citrus Remoulade Dressing

Alligator Salad With Citrus Remoulade Dressing elevates the usual menu offerings of one of Florida’s signature dishes. The American alligator is a species of great ecological importance, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. It’s also a source for nutritious protein. Alligator is a lean meat that ... Read More »

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The dreaded 3 letter word

I never realized before how extremely painful the word “Mom” can be. Sometimes the sound of the word sends a jolt right through my nether regions and pings my heart untilound a little harsh? Lemme take you back. I have 3 beautiful miracle children where our prayers were finally answered ... Read More »

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Do NOT call me a snowflake!

Saturday afternoon Lake Eola was a beautiful sight. Approximately ten thousand women, men and children, marched around the lake, arm in arm, each with her own agenda and reason for attending the Rally for Women. The signs show a plethora of issues being voiced and the speakers did a great ... Read More »

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Hospitality Trends for 2017

Do you consider yourself trendy?  I can’t say that I generally fall into that category (pause while wondering exactly what I was thinking when I bought into the bellbottoms and hot pant fads way back when. . .), but – professionally speaking –  I do try to stay on top of ... Read More »

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No One Knows

The sun rose in Orlando this morning. I’m not sure why; it doesn’t have anything positive to shine down upon. It did make a statement with its color choice, however. I sit on the lanai sipping my morning espresso, the clouds that are in the sky have a red haze ... Read More »

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School Choice, STEM and Your Child’s Dreams

  School Choice, STEM and Your Child’s Dreams William Jackson, M.Edu #MyQuestToTeach @wmjackson The world is changing rapidly, the incorporation of technology increases with the development of robotics, drones, virtual reality, driverless cars, coding and web development. Students cannot rely on outdated educational standards that do not keep up with ... Read More »

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Musings on resolutions and cold showers

What would New Year’s be without resolutions? We’ve all made them, and we’ve all broken them. I define a resolution as a promise to yourself that you just haven’t broken….yet. How is it going so far with you? I try to avoid making too many resolutions and those that are ... Read More »

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