This Week

Life So many things were disrupted this week that I don't know where to start. I'll start with the most important: despite a health scare, Zen is okay. On Thursday morning, Zen started to show signs of discomfort due to constipation, and by the early afternoon her health appeared to have deteriorated rather quickly. Despite our vet being... Continue Reading →

As 2016 ends, so does this round of Project 365. I am relieved on both counts, although I will miss how the act of sharing a daily photo kept me connected with faraway loved ones. Thank you for being here; your presence meant a lot to me during this very challenging year. I'm excited to... Continue Reading →

2016 had one last stomach bug to throw my way. Earlier this afternoon I was feeling dizzy so I went outside for some fresh air and saw this lichen-spotted sign. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2hBWIDc Writing from: my living-room in Portland, Oregon. Listening to: an episode of "Travelers" on Netflix. It had promise but ultimately suffered from... Continue Reading →

A tiny tree sits next to a pine-scented candle, and it is drizzling outside. Zen wanders through the house, pausing to express her displeasure at all of the chilly corners that lack FunkyPlaid's presence. But soon he will be coming home, and we'll all be warmer. You have noticed by now that despite being Day... Continue Reading →

Tonight I turned the page to peek at 2017. It looks so clean and new from here. I am sure 2016 looked much the same, last December 28th. Is it foolish to look forward to a symbolic fresh start? Are these merely the first few hours of our darker days? via Instagram http://ift.tt/2iHenLA Writing from:... Continue Reading →

Here is my first Kaweco, a Liliput Fireblue, which is one of the smallest fountain pens -- less than four inches long when capped! Each pen is hand-torched by Kaweco CEO Michael Gutberlet to give it the distinctively mottled steel finish. I'm looking forward to putting it through its paces in future ink tests! via... Continue Reading →

Hopping into my time machine to catch up with some posts from the weekend! Yes, I am wearing a bat onesie pajamas (kigurumi), a most excellent gift from FunkyPlaid. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2ilD5h5

Hopping into my time machine to catch up with some posts from the weekend! FunkyPlaid and I were together on Christmas Day for the first time in too long, and it was wonderful. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2hiiacS

Hopping into my time machine to catch up with some posts from the weekend! Here's a selfie I took at Gamescape North, the best and friendliest local game store in the world. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2hewEe4

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