Hey friends! I've missed you! Instead of explaining that life is busy and why I haven't blogged, let's just be together here now and move forward. What's been going on around here? Well, the biggest thing is that I just got back from my second trip to Ecuador to help GPS-collar mountain tapirs through my … Continue reading Missed ya
Good morning dear friends! I am writing you today from beautiful Phoenix! When we landed I thought we had gone a bit too far and landed in some tropical paradise! Phoenix is my new home for a week while I attend the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Midyear conference. The gorgeous Arizona Grand Resort and … Continue reading Work Hard, Play Hard
Hey hey internet friends! Long time no see! Sorry, it's been a crazy past few weeks and blogging had to drop down on the priority list. But that's what I really like about blogging, it will always be there to pick up right where you leave off. Life continues to roll along and it just … Continue reading Riding Waves and Tuesday Tidbits
Merry Christmas, dear friends!! How was your holiday? It was super merry and bright over here and I am still enjoying some prolonged Christmas festivities with my family today! I've been getting out and about to celebrate all the festivities with friends and stopped by Bristol the other day and saw this epic paper chain … Continue reading ALL the Christmas!
Hey there...if you are there. It's been awhile since I've posted anything here and there is a lot to catch up on. If you are reading this, thanks. Thanks for sticking with me. This year has proven to be one of the most challenging of my life and I am still trying to fully get … Continue reading And…I’m back
Alternate title: The time I visited the Equator museum 🙂 But before we get to our last Ecuador recap post, can I just tell you how fantastic is has been living closer to work?! I have been enjoying the many luxuries those who live in the same city they work in enjoy. The dogs have … Continue reading A Journey to the Center of the Earth
The final tapir...and the penultimate chapter in our Ecuador recaps! Sad. We caught a third tapir just a few days after we found Fayna. And it was a male!! We had a world-renowned reproductive specialist from the Smithsonian Institute with us and he came specifically to collect semen from a wild male mountain tapir. You … Continue reading The final tapir!
Good morning and happy weekend to you! I want to continue our recap of my Ecuador trip! We caught tapir number two (like Mambo No. 5, but less musical!) just a couple days after we caught Jackie. Say hello to Fayna! Our amazing trackers were out in the forest with the dogs maybe only a … Continue reading Tapir Number Two
Well then all of a sudden it was May. What the heck?! But seriously, time is flying. I can't keep up. Between my awesome trip to Ecuador, a promotion at work, my Happiness Project, and a whole lot of other stuff going on it's been hard to keep up with the blog. But as ever, … Continue reading A Mountain Tapir Expedition in the Andes
Howdy friends!! I'm sorry I've been so absent from the blog lately. Life has shifted into overdrive lately and I have been trying to catch up. BUT! I still want to recap my awesome trip to Ecuador. My Zoo sent me and two other people to Ecuador to track and find wild mountain tapirs! Our … Continue reading Papallacta, Ecuador