This is a bonus episode of What Was That Like.
Today’s story takes place off the coast of Somalia, a country in Africa.
DNA technology is pretty amazing, and it’s gone mainstream. I recently submitted a DNA kit with one of the companies called 23andme. I got the results back, and they gave me a list of 1500 people who were all “somewhere” in my family tree. And I’ve even gotten in touch with some of them.
Remember that Seinfeld episode where George is at his girlfriend’s mother’s house, and he sees a partially eaten éclair in the kitchen trash can, and he picks it up and takes a bite?
When you travel internationally, do you ever get nervous when you come back to your own country and have to go through all the questions about where you’ve been, your reason for travel, and what you’re bringing back into the country?
Today we’re talking about the concept of being alone.
When you’re a police officer, one of the things you learn as part of your training is that there’s no such thing as a routine encounter, or a “regular” traffic stop.
If this is your first time discovering the What Was That Like podcast, you need to know that this is NOT a normal episode.
Alaska is home to a lot of wildlife, including bears.