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Stacey Dougherty

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Through Social Media, New York City’s Biggest Fan Meets One of His Own

By Stacey Dougherty
Photos by Sammy Boykin
Back in December 2004, as he ascended to street level from the underground depths of Penn Station and was greeted by Seventh Avenue and New York City for the very first time, Sammy…

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Mad As Hell Day Website Submits Signatures

By Stacey Dougherty
Did you hear about the new website Mad As Hell Day?  It was set up to gather digital signatures from air passengers who are fed up with all the added fees airlines hit us with that substantially…

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Visit California Because…You Can!

By Stacey Dougherty
Friends of mine are getting together this weekend and flying to California to do Sonoma. I’m so jealous I could spit! California is one of my favorite states! I can’t get away right now but I’m hoping…

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Disaster Offers Opportunity

June 6, 2010 – Looking at the view of the Gulf and the mouth of Destin Harbor from the terrace of our condo rental, nursing a steaming cup of java, I watched the break of dawn as it slowly unfurled…

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Observations From a Short Southern Road Trip

By Stacey Dougherty
April 6, 2010 – This past weekend I drove my 14-year old to join a friend for spring break at the beach in South Carolina. Normally, a 12-hour drive over two days wouldn’t be something I’d normally…

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iPad or Kindle? Maybe Neither

February 2, 2010 – Several friends of mine received Kindles as gifts this past Christmas. All of them love their new toy and can’t imagine how they read without one, what with all those inconvenient pages you have to turn…

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Changes Give Travel Company Wider Appeal

By Stacey Dougherty
Sitting in a classroom learning how to take fingerprints, report the elements of a crime scene and follow the trajectory of a bullet that’s evidence in a homicide may sound unusual to some folks when you…

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Blue Ridge Autumn Getaways

Cool brisk mornings, perfect for long walks or fast runs. A cloudless, deep blue sky. Golden rays of sunshine that towards the end of the day, bath the outdoors in a rich light that resembles liquid amber. The fragrant aromas…

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Road Trip Memories

By Stacey Dougherty
July 21, 2009 – With summer in full swing and the country still mired in a recession, it’s hard for many to afford a fancy vacation. Airlines, in response to reduced demand, are cutting the number…

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Update: St. John

July 16, 2009 – Last month we were fortunate enough to be able to return to this tiny gem in the Caribbean.  And unlike our trip last year, we swam with sea turtles every single day! This visit was…

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