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I often describe myself as a:
* of fiction … I write and perform stories
* chronicler of foibles … I am an online
* wrangler of chaos … I am a and database designer

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What I'm up to now:

I’ve been eagerly awaiting this for months. Have you read it yet?

It wasn’t my brightest idea to bake chicken wings on one of the hottest days of the year, but they were still delicious.

★ Liked “Libraries are fighting to preserve your right to borrow e-books (opinion) - CNN“

Librarians to publishers: Please take our money. Publishers to librarians: Drop dead.

The 24-hour news cycle is overwhelming and upsetting. Regardless, we owe it to each other to be responsible readers and sharers, so let’s check our facts. is nonpartisan and a good place to start.

Happy birthday, Harry Potter! ⚡️ Proud Hufflepuff representing at the library today.

The new mural in downtown Tigard is stunning! Photos don’t do it justice.

★ Liked “A father knitted his baby’s first year of sleep pattern data into a blanket - The Verge“

This gives me too many ideas about knitting patterns, and I lack the skill. 🧶

O, my dear Gabriel. You didn’t love this photo I took of you 18 years ago, but it reminded me of one of our grandest adventures. Rest easy now. No more need to fight.

I drove to Salem to meet, tour, and generally soak in the excellent @statelibraryor.

My fancy water bottle with the sensor sometimes tracks drinks in the middle of the night while I am definitely nowhere near it. So now it’s confirmed: ghosts also believe in proper hydration. 👻 💦

I loved the “Uptown Squirrel” episode of 99% Invisible. 🎧 So many things I never knew about squirrels!

Nothing floors me quite like the agony of accidental gluten ingestion. My small intestine is a lace handkerchief wrung in the worried grip of a Victorian matriarch.

Writers, do you recommend any particular weekly writing prompts? ✍️ I’m looking for a gentle nudge to get me back in the habit after months of not making time for it!

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