A Bookish Getaway

If you didn’t know me, you’d be inclined to think that the trip Stephanie and I took to the Oregon Coast last week was a disaster. I was sick the entire time. Our phones had limited reception. It was cold and windy. Fog obscured our view of the ocean. Rain poured. The road leading toContinue reading “A Bookish Getaway”

Speed and the Inverted Pyramid

My fingers are not happy with me. I’m racing against time and turkey to finish a week’s worth of freelance articles by Wednesday night. In pursuit of my goal, I’ve written four articles in the past two days — and I’m already working on the fifth. Normally, I wouldn’t rush a project, but with the holidayContinue reading “Speed and the Inverted Pyramid”

Leaving on a Jet Plane

I spent all morning looking for my money belt and trying to get a week’s worth of clothes to fit into a backpack. It took me a few tries and I had to ditch a pair of jeans, but I finally got the zipper closed. Packing has a funny way of clearing the mind. WhenContinue reading “Leaving on a Jet Plane”