Pecan pie and cinnamon rolls, fresh out of the oven.


This holiday rental is trying hard to make us more eco-friendly.


Finished reading: Fifteen Dogs by AndrΓ© Alexis πŸ“š Hermes and Apollo, drinking in a pub, make a bet over granting human consciousness and language to the titular fifteen dogs. Brutal and beautiful.


What @frostedechoes said about keeping his “most personal self-disclosures” on his Now page resonated with me. I’ve redone my Now page to give myself more space for that, and I’ve organized the rest into my daily non-negotiables. Let me know what you think.


Crivens thinks you need more naps.

a smug brown tabby


Relieved, plus some other feelings: I’m out of NaNoWriMo this year. I got a story seed out of it, which I’ll set aside while I edit some languishing drafts. Attempting NaNoWriMo forced me to make friends with Scrivener, which is a win.


Unsurprising yet still so disappointing. This is what happens when we fail to grasp the difference between “political” and “politicized”. Newberg school board votes, 4-3, to fire superintendent | kgw.com


Why does memory work the way it does? Unbidden, I recalled the decades-old feeling of biting into a chocolate covered cherry cordial and thinking it must be the fanciest candy in the whole world.


Ready for trick-or-treaters! πŸŽƒπŸ¬


I’ve been waiting patiently to get my hands on Troublemaker Inks. πŸ–‹ Totally worth the wait. Here are quick tests of Petrichor, Kelp Tea, and Autumn Rain Gray.


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I acknowledge that I live and work on stolen Cowlitz, Clackamas, Atfalati, and Kalapuya land.
I give respect and reverence to those who came before me.

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