Tabs open on your screen right now:
-“Artist sketchbooks” Google search (for teaching)
Article from Portland weekly Willamette Week about how the Portland NAACP pulled out of the upcoming Women’s March b/c the organizers refused to talk about race, saying it was “too political” for the march.
Image search of “telecaster headstock,” article on how a sound wave moves through air, image search for “tabletop zen fountain” (for a story I’m working on)
Listening Guide for Jace Clayton’s terrific Uproot: Travels in 21st Century Music and Digital Culture
If you had to brag about yourself:
Very good with names.
Avocado pancakes at Mar-Shell’s, Cromwell, CT (RIP)
Broccoli cheddar omelette at Cedar Lane Grille, Teaneck, NJ
Sweedeedee breakfast plate at Sweedeedee, Portland, OR
Huevos Rancheros at San Jalisco nee Los Jarritos, San Francisco, CA
My 22-month-old son doing interpretive dance to “There’s a Little Wheel Turning in My Heart”
Your rituals (writing or not):
When there is something I really want/need to do (e.g. go to bed, sit down to dinner), finding many small tasks to do in order to avoid doing it.
Least impressive thing about you:
My sense of spatial relations.
Favorite space to write:
I had a beautiful writing shed in the backyard of my first house in Portland, but then the landlord sold the house and we had to move.
Best book nobody talks about:
I mean, who is “nobody”? I would always welcome the opportunity to talk to anyone about Denton Welch’s In Youth is Pleasure.