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Returning a Stranger’s Wallet

I got a call from our daycare saying Loyal was lethargic and had a fever. I happened to drive to work today, so I left to go get them. About a block from the daycare, I saw a wallet in the middle of the road. It was very clearly a wallet. Money sticking out and […]

“Can I Help You Get Somewhere?”

I work downtown. I work in a buzzy, populated area with lots of things and stuff going on. I work near food carts, Powell’s books, the explosively hip “West End,” and the edge of the Pearl District. It’s summer time and the sidewalks are thick with people. Tourists, people trying to get lunch on the […]

Happy Two Years Old, Boys

Before… Don’t touch the candles, guys. Cupcake pandemonium. The aftermath. I think they like cupcakes. The cleanup. Little clean beans. Two years old! Little boys, you have changed our lives. Happy birthday, sweetie poops.

What I Thought I Wanted

So I’ve started my new job and it’s great. It’s wonderful. It’s a fun, interesting company. My coworkers are lovely. My boss is a sweetheart. All around: fucking brilliant. I had been thinking I might want to pursue marketing or web design or something creative. It felt like I really needed to go in that […]

Wish Me Luck

I start work at a new job tomorrow. Full time. Out of the house. Downtown. I’ve been looking forward to this for a while.