Tag: Seattle

How to Do a Live Story

I missed my Wednesday post this week, but I have a reason. I was hard at work on a story for the Moth Story Slam. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s an offshoot of […]

Happy Dreamversary, Me

One year and one day ago, I was just over a week out of Microsoft, and sitting in my first day of class in the Aviation Maintenance program at South Seattle Community College. I was […]

The Smelliest Catch, Part IV

We pick up the story as our hardy work crew is given the gift of 2 more hours of sleep a day, courtesy of a slimmed-down 16-hour-a-day work schedule. It doesn’t sound like much, but, […]

The Smelliest Catch, Part I

It was the worst year of my life. When people ask me, “what was it like” that is my first response. Worst. Year. What experience prompts this outpouring of negativity? For slightly under one year, […]


Sometimes I think I should move to a cabin in the mountains where I can sit on a porch with a shotgun across my knees and blast away at anything that annoys me. The older […]

The Zen of Fall Color and Summer Berries

Like everyone else in the Northern Hemisphere, I have been enjoying the fall colors. A boulevard runs through my neighborhood, lined with young maples that turn the most amazing colors. There are shocking reds that […]