When I was a bright-eyed 25-year-old I rode nearly 6 hours in a car from Portland, Oregon, with Ursula Le Guin to the Winter Fishtrap Gathering in Enterprise, Oregon. We stopped to eat lunch at a casino on her request because she had never been in one. At the end of the conference, when we… Continue Reading Ursula K. Le Guin
I have asthma, so the smoke billowing from the nearby Eagle Creek Fire (and others!) is very serious for me. I’m not leaving the house unless I really need to. Except that time yesterday when a neighbor said they had 6 pounds of free plums and I was on them like a colony of sugar… Continue Reading How I’m Surviving the Fires: A Product Guide
Photos from the Ben Hurt Chariot Wars on February 19, part of Minibike Winter 2017.
Saturday was Brides of March. EVERY attendee dresses in a wedding dress and we marry public art. I won a dance contest by flailing around and howling like a monster. The prize was an airplane bottle Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire. On our way to Momo’s, April saw a familiar woman. “Is that…?” she asked me.… Continue Reading Brides of March and Kristen Schaal