I wrote a reported essay on my childhood neighborhood, Irvington, a much-changed and much-beloved historic district in Portland, Oregon. It’s taken me almost 2 years to work on their piece, […]
I’m approaching my second year (wow!) as a monthly columnist for Buddhistdoor Global. I write on women in Buddhism, and in honor of the anniversary, I thought I’d share a […]
I’ve been writing about endangered species, including the Freshwater mussel species that used to fill the Mississippi River, and various amphibians who are particularly vulnerable to disease and climate change. […]
As part of my work with Oregon Humanities, I recorded and edited three radio clips of the people I interviewed. Chhabi, Ammar, and Solange are all refugees who came to […]
This story is close to my heart. A few years ago I stumbled on a pagan solstice ritual, and I’ve been delighted and intrigued by modern Druid practice ever since. […]
When you leave your home behind, what do you bring with you?
“Imagination is very personal; it’s like a fingerprint, it’s one of the most identifiable features of a self,” she says. “And at the same time, it’s also just a self. […]