Been a while. Let's see if I remember how to do this! Yesterday, I participated in my first race in almost two years. The race is part of a series called Beat the Blerch based on a comic by The Oatmeal, a/k/a Matthew Inman. Even if you don't enjoy running, the comic is really funny and you... Continue Reading →
Now that I have a car, I sing (badly) all the time, but I was definitely overdue for some fun karaoke times with friends. Courtney, V, and I went to Voicebox and sang our hearts out. About ducks. Writing from: my study in Portland, Oregon. Listening to: Zen's snores ... making me so sleepy.
Today I am grateful for a night out with FunkyPlaid and dear friends seeing a really good film ("Arrival") and going out to dinner together afterwards to discuss it. I spent the earlier part of the day feeling very guilty and upset about the usual, and it was good to recover the evening. I still don't remember to... Continue Reading →
This is the lower two-thirds of my friend Hawk's face right before we ate all this food at Southpark Seafood. Not pictured: even more food. Writing from: my study. Listening to: the "Amélie" soundtrack, which the U.S. iTunes Store did not have but my library did. Libraries rule.
Look, I left the house today. I didn't want to do it (not true) but I did it (true). It was looking like a whole three-day weekend spent hiding inside (except for nature) and despite expecting myself to do something social (like making at least two seconds of eye contact with another human being) I... Continue Reading →
In grade school, I remember sitting in music class and listening to "Peter and the Wolf." Fascinated by the idea of different instruments for different characters in the story, I was still confounded by the task of picking out the sounds of each within the whole. In college, Patrick introduced me to an amazing variety... Continue Reading →