February 21, 2018


My favorite sweatpants have a tapered, cosmopolitan fit. (It’s important to look cosmopolitan when padding around the house eating cinnamon toast.)

I’ve had these sweats for so long, I couldn’t remember where they came from. So I asked Lynn to check. She went behind me, pulled back the sweatpants' waistband to look at its tag — and started laughing. 

“What’s so funny?”

No answer. More laughing. 

Annoyed, I spun the sweats around as best I could (always a good look), and peered at the label:

“Hanes for Her”

When I put on my water wings, I'm like

February 12, 2018

January 20, 2018

All aboard the Book Boat!

My friend Doug alerted me to this cool classroom where readers get to get into their very own boats to read. What a great bunch of gulls and buoys! After seeing this, I went down to the Container Store to "try on" some boats for size, but they kicked me out. 

January 15, 2018

Hey, I wrote an article!

I had the good luck to work at Powell's Books for the holidays, and I wrote an article about it for the Oregonian. (I've also included the full text of the article below.)