Peace, Love & Giraffes

Chasing dreams and adventure in South Africa

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Always, Forever

Two years ago was the best day of my life. I stood under a huge ficus tree beneath the Jupiter Lighthouse, and said my vows to the love of my life, my rock, my everything. The day wasn’t without a hitch. It rained before our ceremony, and not just a light drizzle, it poured. The… Read More

Getting Cozy with the Lions

In anticipation of tomorrow’s Vodacom Cup, in which the Golden Lions take on the Griquas, I am recounting my very first Lion’s Rugby game.   It will be forever etched in my mind as the time my girlfriends and I somehow convinced half the Lions team to take photos with us. I’m still not sure how we did it.… Read More

Dear mom,

Thank you. Thank you for being my biggest supporter on this wild adventure in South Africa. For saying “go for it” even though I’m sure you were thinking “are you sure about this?!” For graciously taking care of my fur babies back home and all of the “adult stuff.”  For always being there when I need… Read More

Big News & Hitting the reset button

Well, we have packed our suitcases once again! Our flights are booked and we are preparing to head back to the States the first week of June. (!!!) If you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to, you can probably imagine…packing, planning and adjusting to our new temporary home (we are staying with friends in Joburg until… Read More

What’s the plan, man?

Pretty much every conversation I’ve had in the last two weeks has centered around two questions. Question 1. When are you heading back to Florida? Question 2. Is Jono still going to pursue his golf? Well, the original plan was to be here in South Africa until the first week or July, which is when… Read More

An April Fools Wedding

March has come and gone and if I could sum it up in two words I’d say “adventures and adjustments.” In the first part of the month, my two girlfriends Jess and Emily were here for 10 days, which threw life out of whack in the best way way possible. We spent 3 days in Kruger… Read More

South African Jokes + my nephew turns 2

I’m back from my little blogger vacation! I don’t know really how it happened that I was away for so long. I guess it was a combination of things. We had house guests; some golfer friends on the sunshine tour needed a place to stay last week, and it kind of rocked me off of… Read More