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03 June 2020

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

It's the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. Check the trees on your property. Chances are, you have one or two that are vulnerable to damage in a storm. Take care of them now.
30 May 2020

Orlando Theme Parks ReOpen

Orlando-area theme parks are set to reopen this summer, with the earliest one on June 1 (Legoland) and the latest on July 15 (Epcot and Hollywood Studios). Despite grim events currently occupying our attention, news of the reopenings are good and spell work and income for thousands of furloughed employees.
28 May 2020

Waiting, Week Ten

The hiatus dropped like a gift-boxed bunch of minutes with the note, "Begin something new! Invite something crazy! Launch something boundless!"
22 May 2020

Build a Little Garden

Still finding yourself with lots of time at home? Start a square-foot garden. It's a doable, maintainable, mini garden that won't kill your back AND will produce stuff you can eat!
18 May 2020

Sell Your Stuff on eBay

If you're strapped for cash because of a recent job loss, you're probably looking at ways to generate income. Here is one idea: put your stuff on eBay, a marketplace that gets your items in front of hundreds of thousands of potential buyers.
16 May 2020

Make Money Selling Stuff You’ve Already Got

Are you interested in ways to generate cash? You may simply want to develop another income stream or your reason may be more elemental: you've lost your job and there are bills to pay. Start here: go through your house and sell stuff you don't need or can live without.
10 May 2020

Happy Mother’s Day!

Hats off to all mothers everywhere for always loving, always giving, always championing, always believing. Sending you our love and respect wherever in the world you are!
05 May 2020

How to Look and Sound Good on Zoom & FaceTime

Shutdowns due to the coronavirus have meant more of us working from home than ever before. Virtual meetings with teams and clients are commonplace. Watch these two videos for tips on looking and sounding your best on camera.
04 May 2020

And So May Begins (Happy Cinco de Mayo on the 5th!)

While the coronavirus is still a threat, states across the country are in various phases of re-opening. See the status of each state and the May days you can observe whether your area is re-open or not.
01 May 2020

The Foods That Comfort Us

I asked the band family: "What has been your quarantine go-to comfort food?" Sweets took 3, drinks took 2, and you'll have to open the blog to see the rest.
30 April 2020

The Gift in the Shutdown

Many of us have experienced recent losses of some kind, including money, mobility, and connection. Can we look beyond the things missing and see any gifts?
28 April 2020

Clearing Skies

In the United States, most regions have passed the peak of coronavirus new cases and daily deaths. As the skies clear, the challenge ahead is how to safely reopen businesses and restart the economy.
26 April 2020

Tackling the Tour 15

Forget the Quarantine 15. Some of us in Latitude28 are dealing with the Tour 15. Here's a vegetable-and-pasta soup that is delicious, healthy, and offsets whatever 15 you're packing.
24 April 2020

It Takes A Village

Did you know that scores of people work behind the scenes to make everything happen for Latitude28? Meet Danny, one of our hard-working background guys.
22 April 2020

Earth Day’s 50th Birthday

It's Earth Day's 50th birthday today. Remarkably, 20 million Americans joined together on April 22, 1970, to call for greater environmental protections. That was the first Earth Day.
22 April 2020

Waiting It Out

It's been another week of firsts, including sobering ones and welcome ones. How are you? Are you glued to TV news or have you started to glaze over? Everyone is coping differently.
15 April 2020

A Few Words About Face Masks

Face masks help curb the spread of the coronavirus because they reduce the transmission of infection particles through the air from person to person.
12 April 2020

Six Awe-Inspiring, Holy Places

On this Easter Sunday, we're taking a jog around the world to visit six sacred places. From Suriname to Nepal and Australia to France, beautiful structures have been built as houses of worship, places to meditate, and sites to honor figures of faith.
09 April 2020

Ways We Can Help Others

During these weeks of social distancing and self-isolation, there are ways we can help others from the safety of our homes. Here are a few ideas provided by CNN, Consumer Reports, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times.
07 April 2020

April 7 is #407Day

Orange County, FL, and Visit Orlando have declared today, April 7, 2020, "#407Day." It's a day set apart to support local restaurants by ordering takeout or delivery and publishing hashtagged posts on social media.