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I’m Not Thankful For…

November 25, 2010

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Dear Friends, Today is Thanksgiving and like many I have been thinking about all of the things that I am thankful for as I prepare to eat and fellowship with friends here in Portland. I am thankful for Portland, a city that has revived the soul in me, and taught me that the world is […]

Update: 10/14/10

October 14, 2010

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It’s been a long while since I posted a real blog, but I wanted to write and say it’s not because I’m being lazy again! I haven’t posted because I put a deadline on myself to finish my book by the end of the year, and over the past few weeks have written several chapters […]

Questioning Christianity I

August 25, 2010

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The longer I live in Portland, it seems, the more aware I am of the religious subculture developing back home. It’s an awkward thing to hear about, the same 5 pastors dominating the blogosphere and twitter, and doing little to nothing to actually impact their communities at large. So I’m sending a few questions out […]

Another Confession: I’m A Networking Narcissist

July 28, 2010

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(photo by David Hayward) I’ve kinda fallen off the twitter/blogging map for a while and I wanted to share a few thoughts about why… Just in case you were wondering. A few months ago my agent and I had a really honest talk. She told me that connecting with people was a great thing, and […]

And life goes on!

July 2, 2010

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So life in Portland goes on… The Hawthorne Theatre, otherwise known as my home away from home! Ron, Brenden, and Teeter before our shift. Percy is doing well… a bit flighty but then again that’s to be expected! My office, otherwise known as Ladybug Cafe. And the main character in my new novel (a side […]

What I’m Reading Now…

June 12, 2010

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Wonder Boys–Michael Chabon 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland— Paul Gerald The Dharma Bums— Jack Kerouac Green Hills of Africa— Earnest Hemingway All of these books inspire me… Here’s why:  Wonder Boys speaks to the writer inside of me, and Kerouac’s, Dharma Bums, speaks to the side of me desiring an unorthodox brand of […]

God Is the Needle & I’m the LP…

June 3, 2010

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Hawthorne Blvd, a street filled with coffee shops, bookstores, and the messenger-bag wearing Bohemians that consistently brave the never-ending Portland drizzle. Me, a transient, wearing a black raincoat– a birthday present from my girlfriend– and a golf hat that covers a newly buzzed haircut, listening to a man with wild, unkempt blond hair, playing a […]