Children globally have been warned about the monster in the closet, Loch Ness Monster, and Creature from the Black Lagoon. But children, I am here to tell you that there is a new creature in town. This creature I speak of is not a man beast with a savage heart, is not lurking in the bedrooms of unsuspecting youth, nor is it a Plesiosauria. In fact, to date, the creature I speak of has not been misrepresented in a Hollywood feature film. However, it is to be known and its reach is not to be underestimated. Read on to hear what aspects of the creature Pterois (a.k.a. the lionfish), are meant to invoke unease among children and adults alike...
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Have you ever had the experience where something came together with such flow and ease that you asked yourself, "Why do I ever push/pull/force anything to happen? When the best things always seem to come together with ease?" My collaboration with Bright Futures Academy is one of the favorite experiences of my life－ and it sort of, "just happened."
A time when I am triggered by this state, is when I go to the beach. Close your eyes again and picture me (Brennan) excitedly heading to the coast for some swimming, sun, and relaxation. The weather is perfect, the Mara Hoffman bathing suit is fitting just right (watch out fellas!), and I have my favorite worn-in towel under my arm. As I spread my towel out and lay my body over the warm sand, I squint to look out at the soothing view and BOOM... (Click the title for the full writing.)
While the majority of gals in their twenties (I am beginning this entry in this way mainly so I can emphasize that I am in my twenties, something I will only be able to do for 10 more months and twenty-four days, four hours, and twenty-seven minutes), may be out at the bars, or curled up at home with their partners and their newborn, or perhaps they would be likely to be in attendance at a summer barbecue, I, on the other hand, have spent my Saturday evenings for the past three and a half months educating the public about some of our most precious endangered species, sea turtles. Now may be a good time to tell you that my passions lie with dancing hip hop, outdoor exploration, and animals. If you have no concern for living creatures on planet Earth other than humans, SPOILER ALERT: you will not relate to my writings (at first, anyway). (Click the title for the full writing.)