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It is near impossible to continue having a rotten afternoon when watching six otters dipping and diving, frolicking and feasting. They are so graceful, sleek and lithe, and were eating noisily and playfully turning cartwheels in the ocean. 189 more words

Island Life

Let the Tourism Begin

I’m still in denial that the majority of my friends have left France to return to real life.  Eventually, I’ll write a true goodbye to this experience but not yet.   312 more words

Study Abroad

Rock Springs at Kelly Park

We had a great day today! I usually don’t get in the water at the springs but today it felt so good! It was so fun tubing down the springs. 180 more words


Otterday! And Open Thread

Is it chilly where you are? This week’s Open Thread is hosted by a snowy little otter from Wildpark Pforzheim. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. 40 more words

Arts & Entertainment

Breaking The Silence

There’s a moment, just after the starting gun sounds that a swimmer is in complete peace in the middle of total chaos. After exploding off the start, there’s a second of silence. 468 more words

Life in the Amazon

It feels late. Really late. But surprisingly it’s only 8:48pm and I’m already in bed. With a mosquito net securely covering my bed, I can safely fall asleep knowing that no creepy crawlies nor mosquitoes will wake me during the night. 1,421 more words