recovery

I went into Seattle last weekend for meetings and a couple of doctor appointments. My last meeting was on Bainbridge Island, which is more or less on my way home, and the weather forecast was looking pretty dicey. I finished...

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upheaval

Last week, everything changed. (more…)

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in the face of injustice

What do we do, in the face of injustice? Some of us go out in the streets, some of us visit our elected representatives. Others do work behind the scenes, doing the hard and unloved work of making it possible...

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the routine

I am, fundamentally, a creature of habit. I don't find routine boring; on the contrary, I find routine deeply satisfying, and the pleasure of checking off things on my to-do lists is a sharp and lovely one. Without a routine,...

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cold snap

I live in what is usually an extremely temperate climate.  I can see the ocean from my front door, and the town I live in backs onto the Olympic Mountains. It rains quite a bit here, but it usually...

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