Tag: Rhino and Lion Reserve

“Mrs. Kurt”: Identity Struggles on Manuscript Monday

“Mrs. Kurt”: Identity Struggles on Manuscript Monday

I’m going through minor identity frustration. In the 20 years since becoming Kurt’s wife, this is the first time I’ve ever felt entirely defined as only, “Kurt’s wife.” Every person I encounter here asks what my husband does when they learn I’m an American. There has not yet been any assumption other than that I …

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Peeing on Stuff, and Other (Lion) Habits

Peeing on Stuff, and Other (Lion) Habits

On our game drive in the Rhino and Lion Reserve in Krugersdorp, South Africa we had the good fortune (well, we can say this now, since nobody was eaten) of watching a young male white lion scent marking, and the second-to-alpha male lion come along behind him to do some scent marking of his own. …

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