369. Sarasota Ballet

Bucket List Item #369: See a Ballet. COMPLETE (29 April 2016). The Sarasota Ballet 25th Anniversary with Wheeldon and Ashton at the historic 1926 Sarasota Opera House. Three beautifully choreographed ballets with three very different styles. The night started with Tony Award winning choreographer Wheeldon’s The American to Dvořák’s String Quartet; a classical ballet with…

My Bucket List: Life’s Ultimate To-do List

Many people have a desire to see the world or have a particular destination they one day dream of visiting? There is nothing more exciting than crossing that dream vacation off your list or completing something daring. What’s on your bucket list? If photo ops with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Island hopping in Greece…

Belizean Circus

The lights of the circus tent off in the distance begin to build a little excitement for that inner child in me. Circo Ponce: Circo Grande Famoso; a spectacle to see in the small town of Belmopan as trailers housing lions, tigers and camels drive through this capital city. The talk of the town and…

Cusco: Historic Capital of the Inca Empire

Across Cuba, along the coast of Jamaica through Panama and down the coast of South America until our next destination; Lima.  Early morning hours we arrive a little before 5am; forms to fill out, customs agents, and passport stamps, baggage claim and before the sun has awaken we step out into the Peruvian air.   Peruvian…

Cigar City

As I walk the main street of this historically preserved city situated within the center of a major Florida metropolitan area. I have witnessed bars, restaurants and various shops change from one thing to the next over the years while some have remained through the economic recession; most likely through customer loyalty and since their…