Climbing the only Canopy Walk tower the Southeastern USA. Watching the sun set from the Naples Pier. Camping in my SMART CAR (of all things), in the Everglades (of all places!). Going on an airboat ride through the Everglades. Holding a baby gator & visiting an alligator farm. Snorkeling in a breathtaking reef off Key Largo. Training baby sting rays & petting sharks. Parasailing over Key West & seeing the island from more than 150 feet up. Feeding giraffes, tortoises, chickens, emus, rhinoceroses, sting rays, nurse sharks, a variety of fish, & parrots. Visiting an ancient Spanish monastery shipped to America from Spain & reassembled in Miami. Watching baby armadillos forage for food in the leaves. Touring the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine. Climbing 219 steps to the top of an 165-foot-tall lighthouse & seeing for 25 miles. Climbing 236 steps down into a prehistoric sinkhole set in the center of a miniature rainforest. Seeing Blue Morpho butterflies in a huge tropical aviary.
All by myself. All on my first-ever vacation away from home.
I had my share of pitfalls (& mosquito bites). But it turned out being one of the most transformational experiences of my life.
And you get to hear about every detail of it right here.
Published :: September 26, 2018
Paperback 601 Pages
Genre :: Non Fiction / Memoirs / Road Trip Stories
Sheep are fascinating, adorable creatures. See 50 adorable photos of sheep, each accompanied by an interesting fact about sheep. The perfect gift or coffee table book for the sheep fans & animal lovers in your life!
Publish Date :: September 10, 2017
Paperback 106 Pages
Genre :: Non-Fiction
Owls are one of the most recognizable types of birds. They have brown feathers, large eyes, sharp beaks, talons (claws on their feet), and are known for making “hoot, hoot” sounds. Most owls are nocturnal, meaning that they are awake at night and asleep during the day, but some species of owls are awake during the day. In many cultures, owls symbolize learning and wisdom. August 4th is celebrated as Owl Appreciation Day. Learn all about owls in this educational book.
Publish Date // June 3, 2016
Paperback 27 Pages
Genre // Juvenile Non-Fiction – Birds
Age Range // 7+
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The Rules? There are no rules. None here. The concept? Write down five things every day that happened to you or that you thought or decided or felt. You don’t have to write five things if you don’t want to. Write one thing. Write outside the lines & write twenty things. Tape pieces of paper inside & write a whole novel about a day. Scribble on the pages & color outside the lines. Keep track of the awesome adventure that is your life, as it unfolds, with all of its confusing beauty & evocative nuances & small lovable moments. Look back on your past & research what you did today a year ago & write about that. Start where you are in the year or start over. Backtrack, go forward. Start where you are. Your story is important & your unique & awesome adventure is unfolding exactly as it should.
Publish Date // September 8, 2015
Paperback 180 Pages
Genre // Non-Fiction – Journals