Yesterday I saw this LinkedIn post with the AP News article about Ji-Young, the first Asian American Sesame Street character. […]
mgrootn00I'm a confused Dutch woman, intrigued by humanity and infatuated with raw nature. From 2009 to 2014 I've aimlessly wandered through Central and South America. With North America I will have seen all of the Americas. What do I see in the world's most famous, revered yet also most despised culture? "Travel at its most enlightening is not about having a good time" said Paul Theroux. I see that's true. You are welcome to both my casually fun stories as the more thoughtful ones.
Short Dreams: Smoked Ham
I joined a walk with some kids and their caretakers for a school project. As I was proudly digging into the ham, my friend Mary takes a second look.
“That ham is rotten.” she says.
A deer was in the road, freshly hit by something coming the other way. Looked like it could have been […]
COVID-19 Experience 1: Social Discancing on the Trail
Walking on the bay trail with my friend. I’d never seen as many cars parked and we walked side by […]
Wolf Watching in Yellowstone
At Nature Trail the 8 Mile pack had taken down a bison and we watched them tear it apart while the rest of the herd stood idly by, as if to say, “We’ll be here if you’re still hungry later.”
Crazy Car Lady
They say more than three cats makes you a Crazy Cat Lady. Well, today I bought three first-generation Mitsubishi Monteros, bringing my total count to four and a half. Does that make me a Crazy Car Lady?