Sizzling bell pepper and onion wafted in great steamy gusts, as a cool winter breeze came through the window of the intimate kitchen, the intense heat of the stove warming my belly and hands. I knew this would be the only moment I experienced this exact joy. I understood. I had the honor of working […]
Chronicles of my unique and not-so-unique experiences while traveling.
It finally came. The day I was going to get my first tattoo. I didn’t anticipate getting it so abruptly. I planned on getting it when I came back from my trip. But then I realized how much of a boon it would be if I got it before. Why? Because the tattoo I wanted […]
It wasn’t in Africa, sadly. Nope, my bucket list item to feed a giraffe happened in my home state. I typically don’t support zoos and aquariums, but understand that oftentimes the animals there are there for rehabilitation or to increase numbers, etc. Basically I’m cool if it’s for their benefit AND they’re being properly taken […]
I’ll never understand why people take kids to certain places. Brewfests, Las Vegas, Disneyland…oh wait, I suppose kids can go to the last one. I was one of those kids in Las Vegas that people look and think “Now this must be boring as hell. What were the parents thinking?” The first time I went […]