Little People, Big Things

“Unstuck”. The quotation marks in this post below are all too familiar. They stemmed from well-worded conversations that traveled across the 16,894 kilometers between Kochi, India, and Costa Rica. Between me and Crist Inman. About “getting back in”. Going back and forth on happiness and redefining it. On dreaming. Together. And, I remembered this bouncing, hugging ball … Continue reading Little People, Big Things

Documenting the Conservation Story, Part 2

As I mentioned earlier, the internship program for my school requires we do an Informational Interview with our supervisor. I wanted to share the interview here for other people who are interested in entrepreneurial conservation. The rest of the information from the interview will soon be in the updated About section of the site. Informational … Continue reading Documenting the Conservation Story, Part 2

Aana Art Equaling Life-Sized Conservation

Elephants have held highest honors in our family for decades, as symbols for the importance of Nature Conservation, and later infused with the power of Ganesh when we lived in India. Elephant conservation has taken many forms over the years. When writing about the recent Real Elephant Collective collaboration exhibit that took place in Cochin … Continue reading Aana Art Equaling Life-Sized Conservation

By the Fire (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tiger Trail)

We had reached an impasse, and I was becoming frustrated. “I understand he’s gained a new awareness,” I said. “What I don’t understand is what exactly that awareness is.” I had slipped into fact-collecting—or, more precisely, ‘attitude-collecting’—mode, a sort-of aggressive pose I sometimes assume when given the attention of a person whose life has been … Continue reading By the Fire (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tiger Trail)