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The Drawbacks of Being Findable On The Internet

Probably like most, there are people from my past with whom I choose to no longer associate. Not armies of people, or even scores of people, mind you, but enough to need more than one hand to count them. These include ex boyfriends, former bosses, not-so-great friends that I don’t really miss, and people I […]

Ten Years Ago, Part 1.5

A related tangent. Here is an after effect of relocating frequently: an unwarranted familiarity with items that would normally be lost and forgotten. Every time I move, which for the past 10 years or so has been once a year or sometimes twice a year, I purge more items that I have been lugging with […]

Ten Years Years Ago

Right around this time ten years ago, I graduated college. I was 26. I had been living in Boston for six or seven years. I took a rather circuitous path to finishing school. When other kids my age were focused on getting though college, I took time off to work at the Grand Canyon for […]

Anger Management

Some people get outraged too easily. I have the opposite problem. I don’t get outraged easily enough. Or rather, I don’t know what the hell to do when I’m angry about something. It’s a problem. Thankfully, I really don’t have cause to get angry very often. I’m pretty good at being unflappable. A lot of […]

A Little Less Crazy

I will have to write about this in more depth one day, but one of the more remarkable transformations that has occurred sinceĀ  moving to Portland, is that my life seems CALMER. I am less of an anxious nutjob. I don’t think I’ve lost my ability to be a nutjob, I think I just have […]