20 Things in 2017

20 Things

Hello, 2018! You know what that means… Time for yet another 20 Things roundup (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)! ADOPTED A PUPPY! He is a southern transport rescued through One Tail at a Time and fostered by my best friend. Albus fits right in and there is no shortage of photos, plus he has his own Instagram at @albusthepointer. Said dog gives us a run for our money Went to a drag show with the queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Willam herself…

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20 Things in 2016

20 Things Travels

The year is 2017. Which means, time for another 20 Things roundup (2015, 2014, 2013)! So here we are, 20 things that happened in 2016. Spent several days in New Orleans with my sister, eating delicious food, taking solo trips to parks and ran into several improv goons along the way. Made an appearance at Jazz Fest and saw Elvis Costello and Flo Rida which was the hilarious cherry on top. Took a life-changing backpacking trip to Africa and spent…

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When Hyenas Attack

Travels

So far, our African adventures have been pretty mild, so we’re about to kick it up a notch. Who doesn’t love a few near-death experience stories? For three days, Kgosi/Corey and I we’re taking a 4×4 truck (rented by the company him and some Peace Corps buddies met “on set” with National Geographic Wild, which makes perfect sense…) across Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park ending at the border of Botswana. The truck came packed with essentially everything you…

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Mammals, Reptiles & Birds, Oh My!

Travels

In the two weeks I spent in Africa, I saw thousands of animals and attempted to keep track of all the various species. Unsurprisingly, most animals we saw were antelope but the most species of animal we saw were birds. And, I’ve got to say, I am not a bird fan. Or, I should say, was not a bird fan. This trip completely changed my mindset on birds. Once scary flying dinosaur relatives that poop on you on purpose were now beautiful…

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