“Fate rarely calls on us at a time of our choosing…”
After years of outrage over rhino poaching, one day after a teary outburst at the injustice of it all, someone suggested “Why don’t you start a blog? It’ll at least give you a way to get your feelings out.” A blog? Am I a blogger? What do I say?
After stumbling through the first couple of posts, something clicked. I wrote, I researched, I advocated… yet, it wasn’t quite enough.
Then came the suggestion: “Have you ever thought of starting a non-profit?”
Blogging’s one thing, but a charity? The idea rolled around in my head for a bit (actually violently kicked and screamed through my brain.) But was there really a choice? I had to do more.
Then came the unexpected trip to Kenya, meeting with Ol Pejeta Conservancy, and my first wild rhino encounter…
Parked along the dirt road, the guide pointed him out…
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