I love discovering how other people live: How they decorate their space, how they spend their downtime, what their habits and rituals are…you get the idea. Maybe I’m nosy? (I… Read more Portland Home Tour: Lesia + Sean’s Light-filled Pearl District Studio →
Last week I came across this great short video that beautifully illustrates the difference between empathy and sympathy. It’s narrated by Brené Brown, a well-known researcher, speaker, and author who… Read more Empathy vs. Sympathy →
* How cool is this tiny house on Sauvie Island? * Minimalist Wardrobe Resolutions for a New Year * The Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Actress Roundtable (with Carey Mulligan, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Jane Fonda, Brie Larson, Helen Mirren, Charlotte Rampling, and Kate Winslet)… Read more ‘Round the Web: January 2016 →
My friend Lesia (pronounced La-sha) is the kind of person that literally brightens up a room the second she enters it. This woman exudes a happy glow that’s proven to… Read more An Easy DIY Pick-Me-Up (your face will thank you) →
Sometime in the last couple of years, I started hearing the word ‘maker’ used to describe people who…make things. I wasn’t sure what to make of ‘maker’. Why not ‘artist’?… Read more Inside Portland’s Maker Movement: A Conversation with Kelley Roy, Author of ‘Portland Made’ →
no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbors running faster than you breath bloody in their throats the boy you went to school with who kissed you dizzy behind the old tin factory is holding a gun bigger than his body you only leave home when home won’t let you stay.
Recently I discovered a kind of art I had never come across before…
I’m a sucker for a beautiful voice. Musically speaking, I don’t care about light shows and theatrics and complicated chord progressions. What I crave are lyrics that sound like poetry… Read more On Seeing Hozier (and Choosing Our Experiences) →