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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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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I Experienced My First Rocket Launch! in Cape Canaveral, Florida

If you don’t personally know me, I’m a HUGE aerospace + space nerd. Always have been. I mean, I’m a huge science nerd in general, but aerospace is one of my passions and is central to my career. I used to work at NASA but have since left to go into the private industry, which…

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Taking a Safari Ride + Tackling Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida

I went to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom! I’ve really wanted to go to Animal Kingdom specifically to go on the Expedition Everest rollercoaster, so it may seem silly to go just for one ride, but it was worth it! I went to Orlando to celebrate my birthday on Memorial Weekend, so the last weekend…

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Going Back in Time in the Oldest Castle in the United States: Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine is quickly becoming one of my favorite spots here in Florida. There’s history, culture, good food, interesting architecture, and the people are so friendly. I’ve always thought that it was like New Orleans but classier and cleaner. If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you’ll know that I adore New Orleans so…

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Feeling Nostalgic of My Hometown, Tucson, Arizona

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll probably know that I was raised as a desert dweller. I lived in the dry landscapes of the southwestern United States in Tucson, Arizona. Arizona is a state unlike any other. The environment, particularly the Sonoran desert, can’t be found anywhere else in the United…

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Places That I Really Wanted to Visited in Houston, Texas, But Never Did

I recently moved to Jacksonville, Florida, after living in Houston, Texas, for just over a year. In that year, the COVID-19 pandemic started and I moved out of the state, so I never got the chance to visit a few places on my bucket list. So, what are those places? In no particular order, here…

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