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A girl and her dog

When I was thirteen years old, I was in eighth grade and nominated for some “outstanding citizen/student” bullshit award. It involved lots of meetings, for some stupid reason. I still have the plaque; it’s been collecting dust for over a … Continue reading

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SouthFest part 2: Florida

Well, now that this post is nearly 2 months old, I figure – No time like the present! to post it. Previously: https://murasakiokapi.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/southfest-part-1-georgia/ At this point, I can’t remember everything I did, but I’ll explain the pictures anyway. So that was … Continue reading

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SouthFest part 1: Georgia

Last week, I was very fortunate to be able to make a (too) quick trip to Georgia to visit a friend.  I would have visited him even if he lived somewhere terrible, but this had the added bonus of adventure-appeal. … Continue reading

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Oregon, Again

Yeah, so, I have great friends and some family in Oregon.  I go there a lot, hence my last two visits.  More of the same. It was a really fun trip, happened in mid-August.  Well, fun minus the mild hypothermia. … Continue reading

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Animals of the Badlands

Continuing where Camping in the Badlands left off, and before the day we almost died, this post is about the furry little (big) beasties of the Badlands.  Not pictured are, well, a lot of animals because some were too fast, and … Continue reading

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Victory Over Nature!

Today is Endangered Species day, where we celebrate the anthropogenic march to extinction of other species and Homo sapiens’ victory over nature. Wait, that’s not right. The opposite of that? Endangered Species Day is important because too many species around … Continue reading

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The Greatest Day of My Life

If you look closely at my username, it is “murasakiokapi” which is “murasaki” and “okapi” put together.  In Japanese, murasaki means purple, and an okapi is an animal.  The best animal.  Ever.  Yes, better than a t-rex or even the … Continue reading

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Adventures in March

A couple of weeks ago, one of my close friends from college was able to come visit me!  I haven’t seen her since 2011, as she has been extremely busy with law school and her book blog, so it was … Continue reading

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Animals Making Stupid Faces (Part 2)

I decided I wanted to share my pictures of some more animals making some stupid faces.  Previously…

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World Wildlife Day

Today, for those of you unawares, is the inaugural World Wildlife Day.  Why World Wildlife Day?  Well, in the words of Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations: “While the threats to wildlife are great, we can reduce them through … Continue reading

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