FINALLY back to Broadway: Hamilton and Come From Away in Jacksonville, Florida

Broadway in Jacksonville opened up again for the 2021-2022 season (so far…) and to say that I was so excited to see live shows again would be an understatement. If you know me at all, you know that I’m a musical theater fiend and nerd. [Currently listening to my “Showtunes” playlist on Spotify as I…

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Immersing Myself in Art at the Cummer Museum in Jacksonville, Florida

The Cummer Museum of Art + Gardens in Jacksonville has been on my list of “to visits” ever since I moved to the city, and I finally made a visit! The Cummer Museum was founded in 1961 after the death of Ninah Cummer, who donated her gardens and personal art collection to create a new…

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The biggest rocket in the world: NASA’s Space Launch System in Cape Canaveral, Florida

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the Space Launch System or “SLS” was recently fully assembled – and I got a sneak peek! The SLS has been developed for NASA’s Artemis program and is the most powerful rocket EVER built. A “super-heavy-lift launch vehicle that provides the foundation for human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit,” according to…

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Places that I really want to visit in Florida this year

I’ve lived in Jacksonville, Florida, for over a year now and there are still so many places that I want to explore! Most of these places are northern and central Florida since those are easier day trips for me, but there are a few places here in Florida and southern Georgia that I really want…

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2021: The Year of Career Growth

2021 has been an interesting year. It started out pretty strong for me, but the second half of the year was so hectic and I worked so incredibly much, probably the most dedicated I’ve ever been to any job I’ve had. Fulfilled lifelong dreams of going to not one, but THREE rocket launches! My first…

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Merry Christmas!

I know that it’s been a ~while~ since I’ve posted, but it’s been a tradition each year for me to release a Christmas post and I didn’t want 2021 to slip! I wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! This second half of 2021 has been… kind of rough for me.…

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Suspension Bridges & Hiking Down Ravines at Ravine Gardens State Park, Florida

Ravine Gardens State Park is a hidden gem in northeast Florida, and one of my new favorite hiking spots. It’s not home to crystal clear springs, but it does have beautiful greenery and, even more exciting, suspension bridges! It’s a popular spot for prom or wedding photos because there are beautiful maintained gardens with fountains…

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A Peaceful Day at the Jacksonville Arboretum, Florida

The Jacksonville Arboretum is a hidden gem of Jacksonville, for sure. It’s beautiful and peaceful – a nice little haven in nature. The arboretum is located in east Jacksonville, in between downtown and the beaches. It’s free to visit but donations are greatly appreciated, as is volunteering to maintain the gardens and trails. There are…

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