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I bought a house in Portland Oregon, and it brought up a lot of questions – about privilege, about gentrification, about inherited wealth, about race, about pruning, about dreams, and […]
I’m thrilled to have two pieces in Talking River, the literary journal out of Lewis-Clark College in Idaho. My poem “Telemachus at the Hardware Store” is a modern retelling of Odysseus’ […]
Hey – it’s been a while! I had a baby last year, so the writing/publishing has been a little slow. On the other hand, motherhood is giving me a lot […]
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. […]