Meet a Nonprofit Bringing Sun, Fun and Music to Tampa This Weekend

Recently, I had the pleasure to learn about a fairly young nonprofit in the Tampa Bay area focused on bringing performing arts to all kids across the Bay area. The group, Transcending Elements, launched in 2016 and is determined to provide music, dance and eventually, theater instruction and performance opportunities to underserved youth in the community who cannot...

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Great American Read ~ Reviews: FRANKENSTEIN

Wondering where I am in the the Great American Read Summer Challenge 2018  that launched in May? Not quite as far as I hoped to be. Part of the reason has been work but also the book at the center of this week’s latest review. Let’s just say that I wasn’t able to read this one quite as quickly and smoothly as previous titles. In fact, GoodReads would...

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New Article about Upcoming Dunedin Orange Festival

This weekend, Dunedin neighbors will be coming together to celebrate all things orange, and any of my local readers across the Tampa Bay area are invited to join them. Read my latest article at DestinationTampaBay.com about this ninth annual community event filled with great food, craft beer, games, giveaways and live entertainment.  Best of all, proceeds will benefit...

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Celebrating First Half of #DailyPics Photo-Song Challenge

Those of you who have followed me on Facebook or Twitter know that for several years I used to post a regular #SongOfTheDay. In 2017, I decided it would be my last year of carrying out this daily duty and opted to go with a new, more visual regularly-scheduled social media activity – and a throwback to an earlier online photo-a-day blog that I had once completed...

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My Helpful Guide to Tampa Bay Area 4th of July Events

When you are trying to make plans for something like a local holiday event, it’s so much easier to go to one place and see as many of your options as possible. A new article of mine that gathers information for many local fireworks displays and related daytime Fourth of July activities throughout the Bay area has just been posted at DestinationTampaBay.com. Whether...

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Latest Profile Celebrates a Legacy of Civility

Recently, I had the privilege of chatting with two members of a local legacy, a nearly 86-year-old tradition right in our backyard in downtown St. Petersburg. Check out my latest profile on DESTINATION TAMPA BAY and meet the St. Petersburg Half Century Softball Club. You don’t have to enjoy baseball or softball to appreciate their commitment to sportsmanship,...

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