"Many people will say that we thought that nature was boundless, that the sea would forever give. That’s just not true. I have spoken with old time loggers and I’ve read accounts of men on sealing and whaling boats from the 18th century. Many wept, many had deep misgivings about what they were doing. Many knew they were cutting down trees, the likes of which, would never be seen again in Oregon or anywhere on the planet.Read More
I worry that with people moving around so much, that we have lost our deep knowledge of the places we inhabit. Is anyone else noticing the change in weather patterns, or is it just me and the other lifelong Oregonians?Read More
Dyscalculia feels like getting off a freeway exit and heading directly towards the apartment building where my aunt Raydell used to live, and seeing where she cut the screen out of her window and jumped to her death one winter night several years ago. I hadn’t remembered that her apartment building was off this particular freeway exit until I see it.
Dyscalculia feels immensely intimate and wildly disorienting.Read More
"But as a leader, we expect him to take one for the team, to be a proud participant in America’s collective delusions. Instead, in classic trickster fashion he takes a big crap on patriotic duty. When asked what his last medical deferment was for, Trump stated that it was for a bone-spur in his foot. Which foot? He couldn’t remember. LOLZ. "Read More
" I feel like telling him to stop. We get the point, I want to say.
My client looks nervous, “This is a nightmare,” she mumbles at me and pulls out a cigarette. "Read More