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Florida

It’s kind of hard to believe, but despite having visited the vast majority of states in the U.S. by 2008, I had never been to Florida. So I was particularly pleased to finally get to visit the Sunshine State when my buddy Dan got married there. I was also pleased to find out that Florida has more than hurricanes, bad drivers, old people, flat land, and humidity when I got there. On the contrary, the two places I visited (Fort Lauderdale and Miami) were really nice! In fact, Miami is now my favorite large city outside of Paris.

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Big Cat Rescue

While in the Tampa area and seeking venues to visit, my eyes fixated upon a listing...

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Tampa Visit

Maureen was doing field work in the Tampa Bay area this week, so in October we...

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The Keys, FL

It was Sunday and time to head down to Marathon. No, not a 26.2-mile run, but...

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

I had four days in sunny Florida before meeting up with the others during the weekend,...

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The Everglades, FL

"I want to eat alligator," I told Kelly before taking off for Florida several days before...

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Miami, FL

I don't know about you, but when I used to hear the word "Miami," an image...

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

When Dan asked me to be a groomsman at his wedding in Miami, Florida, I was...