Farewell, Lonesome George. . . .

Love in the Spaces

While my husband was dying–in fact while he had fewer than three months left with us, though we all held hope for longer–we all packed up for his dream trip, which instantly became ours.

Along the way, we met The World’s Most Interesting Man (the real thing) and, from a distance, encountered Lonesome George.

Lonesome George is a giant land tortoise thought to be the last of his species.  While he has plush accommodations at the Charles Darwin Research Center, including his own pool, he has no mate.

It is not for lack of trying; unseemly public attention has been brought to his romantic travails.  Tortoise carapaces, we learned from the aforementioned Most Interesting Man (who will get his own post one of these days), are uniquely designed in each species, and lack of fit is an insurmountable issue (as it were) in successful…

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About Stephanie

In her spare time, Stephanie works full-time, and then some, as an attorney. She has published articles and delivered talks in arcane fields like evidentiary issues, jury instructions, expert witnesses, and forensic evidence. She also is an adjunct professor at a law school on the banks of the Charles and loves that dirty water, as she will always think of Boston as her home. You are welcome to take a look at her Facebook author page, or follow @SMartinGlennon on Twitter. All content on this blog, unless otherwise attributed, is (c) 2012-2016 by Stephanie M. Glennon and should not be reproduced (in any form other than re-blogging in accordance with Wordpress protocol and the numerous other wee buttons at the bottom of each post) without the express permission of the domain holder.
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