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Leaving Hawaii

Before I left California, I was describing my plans to a woman who is a noted cardiologist in Los Angeles. I told her I was relocating to Hawaii to start a coffee shop. I explained that I don’t have a relationship, family, house, or career that prevent me from doing something crazy. I don’t really […]

I Walked a Lot Today

Before I talk about today, just a quick note about yesterday: My interview at the temp agency went well. If I may allow a bit of self-praise: I interview well. I can talk the talk-talk and the blah-blah (and the yadda yadda.) I ended up spending over two and a half hours there. I spoke […]

In Portland

I arrived yesterday. When I got here, it was SUNNY! There were big puddles on the ground, and big clouds in the sky, but the sun cast long, sharp shadows. I was assured that Monday was like the watery apocalypse. And today is socked-in with fog. I’d post a photo here, but no amount of […]

Awesome!

Storm Batters Pacific Northwest. Both Washington and Oregon have declared states of emergency. I already had to get another $99 plane tomorrow morning from Seattle to Portland because the trains are canceled and the I-5 (the main route between the cities) may be closed for 3 days. I’m wondering if this is the same storm […]