From the Blog

Portland Classical Chinese Garden

I have only ever seen my new city in the winter. The weather is warming up and we’ve had a number of fantastic sunny days in the past month. All the tree leaves have unfurled and created green canyons out of the city streets. And it’s not wussy green. It’s big, fat, riotous green. Leaves […]

Friends With Hollywood Projects

When you live in Los Angeles, chances are you, or your friends, or your mom, or your dog are working on a screenplay. It’s sort of required. You must also occasionally make appearances at the local Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf patio, during the week, during work hours, while slurping away at a mocha ice […]

Three Months

On January 26th, I had just arrived in Portland and was staying at the super scary Motel 6 on Powell. I had been in town for 5 days and was sort of frantically looking for a job and apartment. I think back on the first week I arrived, and I’m thankful I don’t put myself […]

Still Here

I’m just wicked popular. Portland, like, totally loves me and I’m just sooooo busy with my social engagements. Let me look at my calendar and try to, like, pencil in some blog time. Maybe tomorrow? No promises. There’s totally a huge shoe sale at the mall and I sooooo need a new pair of CFMs. […]

What I Won’t Write About

I’ve made what I think is a wise decision not to write about work. Past or present. As much as I would desperately like to. Work can be a never-disappointing source of would-be blog fodder. Especially in the movie business. When I was interviewing for work up here in Portland, I said that my experience […]