I Work(ed) in a Zoo

Today’s daily prompt is zoo. I worked in a zoo. No, I mean I really worked in a zoo. Some of my workplaces feel like a zoo, but I actually worked in a real, live zoo in Knoxville. I was a birdkeeper, and I actually really liked the job. In many ways dealing with the […]

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The Underdog: Base Layers of Merino Wool

The Daily Prompt today is underdog. For some weird reason, the only thing I can wrap my mind around is underwear. Is there an underdog of underwear? Honestly, my base layer I wear when I’m running is sort of like the underdog of my wardrobe. It may not get the audience or attention that my […]

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Tales from the Zoo

When I was in my late 20s, I was married to a sportswriter in Knoxville TN. I wanted to work a job where I worked on weekends to try to match his schedule. I had begun volunteering at the Knoxville Zoo in my spare time, and I was really enjoying the work and the people. […]

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