On Sunday, I went ice skating with a friend in a mall that I can only describe as “very haunted”, and which an ex of mine would absolutely have described as “vaporwave” due to his agonies. I got there before we were supposed to skate, and wandered around the mall for a little bi…
On Sunday I went to the first indoors party I’ve been to possibly since New Year’s Eve 2019. (Shoutout Grilled Cheese Party, truly a great note to go o…
Last week, I got coffee with a woman I’d never met before, in a friend date facilitated by my old neighborfriend. Something that I’ve appreciated about…
After all my anxiety about it, last week’s oven installation was smooth. The electrician came and put the outlet in (loud and expensive, but also he di…
I am spending more and more of my time in a state of slightly-joking “smooth brain, no thought” right now. I don’t know if it’s the pandemic, or being …
As many readers of the newsletter are aware, there were two major things that were suboptimal about the condo that I bought, which I knew going in: The…
Because this newsletter is really just a replacement for regular blogging for me and originally just went to people I knew personally, I forget that Su…
The heat has broken in Portland (possibly temporarily but shhh) and I have put on jeans for the first time in six months. Thanks to the elastic content…
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