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Last updated on 27 February 2021 from Portland, Oregon, USA.

๐ŸŒท It’s almost March! My birthday was lovely, and now thoughts and weather patterns turn to springtime.

๐Ÿ’‰ Still no word on when I’ll get vaccinated, but I remain hopeful. My older family members have all had at least their first jab.

๐Ÿข The library building is still closed to the public, but we are working hard on providing “Library Takeout” services while refining our reopening plans. I work onsite two days a week, which keeps me centered and positive, but I’m overscheduled and unfortunately working quite a bit on my days off.

โœ๐Ÿป I’m working on the second draft of my short story “Midnight Oracle” (although it needs a new title).

๐Ÿ“š I’m currently reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. I review books I’ve finished on my Reading page.

๐Ÿงถ I’m 50% finished with this triangle garter wrap in eggplant.

๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ For my birthday, my mom gave me a black matte Pilot Vanishing Point with a stub nib. It is gorgeous and writes like a dream. For more pen and ink recommendations, see my Analog page.

๐ŸŽฎ I’m still loving Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

๐ŸŽฒ I’m trying to get a board game day going with my Micro.blog gaming crew. Are you interested? Join our Discord server!

๐ŸŽง For the past month I’ve been into: Halou, Violent Femmes, Abigail Barlow, Charles Bradley, Damien Rice, Don Henley, Grant Lee Buffalo and Kelly Lee Owens.

๐Ÿ“บ FunkyPlaid and I are watching “The Repair Shop”. If you enjoy watching artisans restore cherished family heirlooms, you will find this as riveting as we do! “How to Get Away with Murder” is also riveting in a completely different way. I’m watching that one by myself.

๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ Essential work-from-home gear: candles from Frostbeard Studio, especially Christmas at the Burrow (cookies, cinnamon, vanilla) and Headmaster’s Office (fireplace, cedarwood, lemon).

๐Ÿฅ˜ I also recommend Green Chef, a meal-kit delivery service to cut down on grocery trips. Their food is certified gluten-free and their packaging is made from recycled, reusable, and/or compostable materials.

๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป You made it to the end! Thanks for reading my “Now” page. If you have your own website, you should make one, too.

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I acknowledge that I live and work on stolen Cowlitz, Clackamas, Atfalati, and Kalapuya land.
I give respect and reverence to those who came before me.

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