This is the blog post where I totally skip over feeling guilty about not writing for a long time, and over feeling guilty about drinking eggnog in October.
When I signed up for The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee, there was a very real possibility I would not finish. The event required participants to complete 1000K (approximately 635 … Continue reading Wanna be a RAT?
After I moved to Portland, it was a few months before I ventured outside of my neighborhood and into downtown. I mapped out an easy bus route in advance because … Continue reading It’s Complicated
My first apartment was part of a house that had been updated into four apartments. I was living in the downtown area of a small town, next to a laundromat and … Continue reading Village
My first visit to Portland was for a job interview. It was a a few hours drive from my parents’ home so I got a hotel for the night, interviewed … Continue reading #52sparks: Photographer’s Choice
Seven years ago, Ylvis brought the world a question: What Does the Fox Say? Now, in the age of a Covid-19, Meg has a question: What does a grown-up wear? … Continue reading #52sparks: A Portrait
I fell during a 10-mile run two weeks ago. It wasn’t the first time I’d fallen over a curb, and probably won’t be the last. I scraped up several limbs … Continue reading Add Joy
It took me a few minutes to be sure. I had to think back through purchases, drives, and mentally picture myself walking through the doorway. Finally I was confident. For … Continue reading Finding Normal
I remember a lot about the week I graduated with my Ph.D., but I don’t actually remember the moment itself. My family spent a few days in advance at Disneyland, … Continue reading Graduation Memories
Last Friday I drove to Forest Grove for a coffee meeting. It is a pretty long drive from home so before heading back, I decided to wander Pacific University for … Continue reading Home Safe