The Valentine’s Wait

Valentine’s Day has never been one of my favorite holidays. It has always been about waiting. In elementary school, I waited for a secret admirer’s special valentine to magically appear on my desk while I was at recess. It didn’t. In high school, I waited outside the weight room for my long-time crush to emerge…

Happy Birthday, Isaac

Five years ago he was just a fellow intern at the Dolphin Research Center. I wasn’t looking for a relationship, in fact I had just gotten out of a relationship and was ready for some freedom, fun, and relaxation in the Florida Keys. One day at work he came out of the closet (no pun intended) wearing…

I Guess He Likes It, Cause He Put a Ring On It!

In September of 2007 I began an internship at Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys. I quickly bonded with all of my internship buddies, and one in particular. Isaac Perry was his name. He was hilarious and I felt like I had known him my whole life, not just a few weeks. After an…