How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic

Or… Shopping For My Spouse’s Birthday Gift I shake my head and stare at the screen. “I want to feel the brass and hold it. Feel the movement of each piece and know I’ll be able to calibrate it for him,” I whine to the cat. The autumn winds blowing down from Alaska drown outContinue reading “How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic”

People Who Inspire Me: Julie Nolke

Today is going to be a little bit different of a post. I’m celebrating an arguably famous creator/writer/artist and this is going to be the first in a series called People Who Inspire Me. Pretty simple concept, right? I do not own any of these videos and they are embedded directly from YouTube. I recommendContinue reading “People Who Inspire Me: Julie Nolke”

First Poem On Coffee House Writers

Today my poem The Death Of A Small Town Generation went live on Coffee House Writers. It sucked to write. The worst thing is that, as a Millennial, I know this experience is not unique. Even before COVID-19 hit, another epidemic had hit the United States. I’m going to try and instead think back toContinue reading “First Poem On Coffee House Writers”

The Castro We Knew – A Poem

Yesterday, Jacob and I drove through our old neighborhood in San Francisco after my UCSF appointment before we started our drive back to Montana to quarantine for 2 weeks. While we couldn’t see anyone in person, I wanted to see the city that stole a part of me. What we saw? My heart breaks forContinue reading “The Castro We Knew – A Poem”