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Why am I glad I was not invited to the 111th Explorers Club Dinner?

March 23, 2015

I have always wanted to attend.  I fantasized myself being an intrepid explorer such as Osa Johnson (I Married Adventure).

Osa ZebraI figured that kind of lifestyle would garner me an invitation to the Explorers Club where I could hobnob with people such as Sylvia Earle, Sir Edmund Hillary, and Robert Ballard.

This year, however, I am happy to give the dinner a pass.  The menu, always somewhat exotic in nature, this year featured an array of insects and other arthropods.

fried-tarantulaThese are fried tarantulas and the red powder is paprika.

Give me a good old steamed lobster any day.

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