the me of now

+++ a survey of present interests, curiosities, recurring themes … a short list of current fascinations books on writing. like truth & beauty and still writing european paper wasps the inevitability and intimacy of sand the way the ocean seduces all my senses the dialogue that’s only made possible through solitude (inspired by the moon […]

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a recent inventory

a sight // powell’s city of books! a book-lovers nirvana + the city of portland, as seen from the taqueria on the ninth floor of my hotel, spread out below me under a sky blanketed with clouds a smell // vance family mt. hood forest candle a sound // matt nathanson’s track: all we are […]

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Cows and welsh road signs. By Leonie Wise

hello. I type that word and the cursor blinks, waiting for my next instruction. What is it that draws us here, out into the virtual “open”? What is it that draws me here? This place, where readers come and go, friends have been made and unmade, subscriber numbers ebb and flow, and blog commenters grow […]

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