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Semantic Debates

I’m helping a friend redecorate his apartment. And by “redecorate,” I mean, “suggest remotely from 1000 miles away.” And by “helping” I mean, “encouraging.” Which means, “prod unceasingly until my calls are no longer answered.” A small amount of confusion resulted from my interchangeable use of “rug” and “carpet.” If it’s wall-to-wall, I understand it’s […]

Saturday Night Stories

I wasn’t expecting to have a social life so soon upon my arrival in Portland. It’s been a pleasant surprise. It may seem odd, but I’m sometimes more comfortable as a homebody. After a couple years of having roommates, moving around, and general chaos and upheaval, I was almost looking forward to being in a […]