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Dad’s Birthday Adventure at Fort Matanzas

July 29, 2013

To celebrate my dad’s birthday this year, we loaded up the car and made the 45-minute drive down to Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine. Located on Rattlesnake Island on the Matanzas inlet, it’s one of my dad’s favorite local haunts. We got to the park right right as the opened at 9 a.m. and were fortunate enough to catch the first ferry over to the island. For those of you not familiar with the history of this particular monument, Fort…

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31 Letters in 31 Days

Day 7: Hooray for Birthdays!

July 7, 2013

Today’s letter is in celebration of my cousin Kristen’s birthday! I feel pretty fortunate to be so close to both my cousins (Kristen and her older sister, Kelli).  And they’ve both been taking the world by storm as of late – Kelli is off in China teaching English, and recently Kristen moved to Tennessee to work as a nurse. My cousin’s one groovy chica, and she’s definitely been missed since her move to the mountains. Thankfully, we do manage to…

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