Last night, I went to go see the Mountain Goats play; today, I’ll be seeing them again. Neither show was a good idea (it’s a weeknight, and I’m sleepy…
I’ve been traveling for work for the last week, which has been exciting reminder that covid + rounding the corner into my 30s during it has meant that…
I have nothing useful to say in the present moment; the 9th anniversary of my mother’s death was the day the leaked Roe decision came out. I set up a…
Portland has spent this whole spring in an absolutely weird weather state; I have seen more hail in the last six weeks than in I think my entire…
I have been putting off having my wisdom teeth removed for approximately 17 years at this point. I don’t even have a good reason—I had dental insurance…
I’m writing this during my lunch break, for the very exciting reason that tonight I’ll be attending a fancy restaurant Seder where I’m going to eat more…
It’s weird to think about how absolutely fucked we are when it comes to the future climate. I’m lucky, of course, to not live in a place that’s in dire…
I’ve been spending a lot of this week listening to Kacey Musgraves. I think for most country fans she came onto their radar from “Follow Your Arrow” in…
My body seems to have waited until I went onto a high-deductible health plan at work to decide to start falling apart. This week’s ailment of choice is…
My cat has always been what rescues euphemistically refer to as “chatty”. Though he’s scared when new people come in to the house (if they’re loud—and…
Between the pandemic and moving cities and not having a car, I went a lot of the last couple of years without getting my own groceries. In Portland, I…
I am back from my two weeks off from work and this newsletter, having spent them out and about. (Mostly about; it was primarily a staycation.) I was…