Category: Safaris

360-word stories about how my life keeps coming Full Circle. Inspired from my professional and professional experiences once I moved from the Last Best Place in Montana to the Lone Star State in Texas in 2009.

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Love Safari

There is no greater gift, or burden, than love. With love we bring home gifts, like souvenirs, for the ones we love. Gift or burden, however, there’s nothing quite like love. It’s heavy, just...

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Atlantic Safari

S: I’m not sure how this happened, but I didn’t see the Atlantic Ocean’s coast until I was 40. Until now, when I brought my Mom here. I’d seen the Pacific Ocean for the...

STEMJourneys.org Safari

When I opened my email to find I’d been accepted to present at the national conference for the National Science Teachers Association, I thought maybe there’d been a mistake. In fact, I went into...

Saudade Safari

S: This is going to be a colorful safari, like a strange dream. It is filled with that silent feeling for longing and nostalgia that makes up the Portugese word saudade. It begins with...

PEO Safari

S: What does PEO mean to you? It’s no secret that everyone knows that the ONLY thing secret about PEO is what the letters stand for. This philanthropic education organization’s outreach extends to women...

Toast Safari

S: This is a toast to all of the great folks in San Antonio that made me feel like I was at home for a month. In this month, I practiced speeches at Toastmaster...

Content Safari

S: I’ve been in the same place for over five years. Five brilliant years, I got to come home to this brilliant safe haven, thankful every day for her fountains, birds, and friendly neighborly...

Leadership Safari

S: For the first time in over five years, I’m not in a leadership role. No team to manage, only my own thoughts and actions to weigh. Despite many travels in the last year,...

Hero Safari

S: When was the last time you thought about your hero? Or asked someone who theirs was? I couldn’t answer either of these and was embarrassed when I realized I had never asked my...

Middle Safari

S: Spontaneously, I hired a scooter to ride through the cliffs of Meteora in the very center of Greece. Unless it directly relates to my health or career, I generally don’t research things in...