books read: July 2018

I’ve been starting a lot of books and then putting them down within the space of a few chapters. I didn’t use to consign so many books to the DNF pile. Maybe it’s the summer heat (or illness and pain) making me irritable, or maybe I’m becoming more discernible and more protective of my time. […]

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White flowers and wild succulents among the rocks. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

how to stand up while sitting down

Several weeks ago, I was excited to learn that some local authors were mobilizing to participate in the occupation at Portland’s ICE facility. The idea was to hold down the fort during the day for the protestors who had to leave to go to their jobs, and that writers and digital nomads and similar others […]

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Library books, July 2018. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

books read: June 2018

I read a good bit more this past month than I had in a while. I wish I could read even more. Gods, wouldn’t that be lovely? June 2018 Wicked Moon (The Reluctant Werewolf Chronicles, book 2), by Tori Centanni (ebook) Haunting Charlie (Witches of Palmetto Point, book 1), by Wendy Wang (ebook) Kangaroo Too […]

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April Hill Park. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

the story behind my instagram account

This is the stupid story of how I ended up with an Instagram account. Earlier this year, I got an email from Instagram alerting me to a change in my account. The only problem was that I didn’t have an Instagram account. I replied to the email asking Instagram what I could do to ensure […]

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Sundance Resort, Utah. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

the travel bag saga continues

Because you know I will always be seeking to improve, right? I’ve now taken three trips with the eBags TLS Motherlode Weekender Junior as my only bag, and I’m still pretty happy with it—other than the name being a mouthful and a pain to type. I’ve taken it with me on a two-day trip to […]

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Little free library. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

books read: May 2018

I’m reading about a book a week now, though I wish I could do more. Most of these titles were chosen for research, and at least two were also selected for fun.

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