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On Vacation and It Feels So Good

I thought I’d be an uber-blogger while I was taking time off but instead I’m being monumentally in-the-moment. So here are a few photos from the first days of vacation and I’ll be back later.


This is Not a Food Blog

The last two weeks have been bizarre. Not in any negative way, but in the surreal, unforgettable, “how is this my life?” style. I attended the Tin House Writer’s Workshop at Reed College, workshopping with a writer I’ve idolized all through my MFA, THE Jo Ann Beard. 655 more words


Leaping towards a net.

I’m still here.

Life is still upside down and slowly, SLOWLY righting itself on the west coast. Portland is pretty awesome in ways that New York was no longer. 181 more words


As the Government Shutdown Ends, the EPA Returns to Portland's Superfund Sites

Original publish date: October 17, 2013

Today congress approved a bill that would send government workers back to their jobs. NPR reports that in a 285-114 vote, the House of Representatives agreed to a Senate deal that would end the 16-day stand-off, allowing Federal employees – including the 96% of… 298 more words


Portland: A Good Place for a Beer

Portland, Oregon was this week’s adventure. It wasn’t planned for. Portland just happened to be a spot on the map we’d never been to before. Plus, we were feeling thirsty and heard the city was a good place to find a decent beer. 829 more words

With Tree-netting Complete, Wilsonville Bee-kill Scene Improves Slightly

Wilsonville, Oregon – Saturday, June 22, 2013

The same day work completed on tree netting of 55 European linden trees in the Target parking lot, Rich Hatfield of… 193 more words