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Craft
Food / Portland / Transition / Writing

Craft

Last week I made myself dinner. Not the way I’ve been making dinner most nights since boarding The Fateful Plane in July, but actually cooked. I planned a dish the way I used to plan a dish–visiting one of my favorite grocery stores or farmer’s markets, letting what was fresh and catching my eye steer … Continue reading

The Thank You Note
Portland / Transition

The Thank You Note

On the Reed College bookstore counter, there is a stack of blank thank you notes left behind on the counter. They are concealed underneath my conference ephemera–the schedule, the day’s workshop pieces, an essay handed out at the morning craft talk that sends my heart into oscillating fits of adoration for the craft and devastation … Continue reading