St. Louis + Destination


Travel & Nature Photojournalism


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A collection of personal stories about my life and adventures in travel.

Sanibel Island | April 2021

November 28, 2021

Earlier this year in April, we celebrated my husband's 41st birthday on Sanibel Island. This was a low-key, relaxing visit to see family highlighted by a boat ride from Sanibel to Fort Myers Beach, ...

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Sanibel in December, II

December 30, 2020

Sanibel in December is always a treat. The island is quieter and cooler, and I am grateful for the opportunity to relax, clear my mind, and reset in preparation for the New Year. At the close of m...

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Weekend Getaway to Boca Raton

February 6, 2020

I am horrible at keeping secrets. I'm the person that tries to give gifts early. Whether it is Christmas or a birthday celebration, I get too excited. It is difficult for me to withhold information f...

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J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

January 21, 2019

Despite having visited Sanibel Island more times than any other out-of-state destination, I had never toured the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge until our most recent visit. Due to the ongoing g...

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Ringing in the New Year on Sanibel Island

January 13, 2019

Arrival We were thrilled to once again visit Sanibel Island after the holidays to ring in the New Year. After a grueling and mostly sleepless twenty hour drive, we arrived on the island just a few ...

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