Category Archives: Travel

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We’re Lucky He Was Full

Remember when I promised to share more lion photos from the Tanzania trip? That was, what, five years ago? Today I’m making good on that promise. I’ll spare you the reasons why I’ve been absent, but assure you that it’s all good stuff, with more on the way. I’ll talk about that in coming weeks, but first, lions!

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Lions and lions and lions, oh my!

Or, one of many ways Kansas is different than Tanzania.

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Rhino, but…

Ngorongoro Crater National Park is a must if you’re in Tanzania – you know, if you just happen to be in the neighborhood – and here are a few reasons why:

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The Birds (But Not the Hitchcock Kind)

Sure, African mammals are wonderful, but let’s give the birds of Tanzania some love, shall we?

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The Many Moods of Hippo

Or at least three.

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Milk, Blood, Meat

Or, three reasons why I’d make a terrible Maasai.

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Elephants at Play in Tarangire

Our trip to Tanzania included a few rare sightings, and this one was something even our tour guide was taking photos of.

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Dining with a Leopard in the Serengeti

I’m back! What an amazing experience Tanzania was, and I’m excited to share it with you. I’m just getting over jet lag and a post-trip cold, but I thought I’d start us off with a bang and share one of the most special moments from the safari: dining with a leopard in the Serengeti.

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Ten Thousand Miles to Tanzania

That’s how far I’m flying next week to get to that East African country, home to Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti, and the Maasai people.

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Not the Best Kiss I’ve Had, But Pretty Great Regardless

And not that I need help with the gift of gab, but I got a booster when I kissed the Blarney Stone.

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