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 […]
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’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. […]
“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. […]
It was pouring in Seattle. I stood up onstage at Hugo House, cracked the spine of a brand-new nonfiction book, and started to read. It was the launch of “Becoming […]
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
– Henry David Thoreau
Oregon is getting inundated with rain, snow, and frost, and I’m huddled inside, drinking way too much coffee and working on a few long-term projects. 2015 turned out to be […]