I have spent the last few weeks handling a loved one’s surprise chronic illness diagnosis, which has been exciting, for a value of “exciting” that means…

November 2022

I spent most of last night wandering around drunk at the zoo, joining seemingly everyone else in Portland in doing so. (We arrived 10 minutes after the…
I have been in a rank mood lately for some real reasons and some “brain’s haunted” ones, but my boyfriend pointed out that he bought me a SAD lamp last…
I am sending this entirely to make sure that the newsletter goes out tonight. I am in New York for work. There are no links.
I have been on Twitter off and on (mostly on) since 2007, when I was in high school. When I started using the stupid thing, you texted your updates to…

October 2022

I am spending the week in Palm Springs, where I am enjoying being drunk near a pool like it is my job. (I am also, during the day, doing my actual job…
On Saturday, I took rare advantage of my remote employment status to fly down to Palm Springs and spend the week in a rental house with a group of folks…
We’re two thirds through October, and the temperatures are finally beginning to drop in Portland. To even it out, fire season is still carrying on…
I hired someone to come clean my house today, and when she left the house was the cleanest it has been in months. It’s not even like I don’t clean my…
In a desperate attempt to summon a fall that does not involve highs in the mid-80s, this morning my boyfriend and I met up with some of his friends on…
My boyfriend and I spent the weekend in scenic Tacoma, the Newark of Seattle. We were there to attend the My Chemical Romance reunion show, which was…

September 2022

I am back from Hawaii, where I attended my friend’s beautiful wedding and ate just an obscene amount of tremendous udon. It was wonderful, but did make…