Monthly Archives: September 2011


This weekend is the re-boot of Northwest Bookfest and I’ll be on a panel there Saturday Oct 1. Even if you can’t make the panel, it’s a great event with many terrific authors on hand all weekend and lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings, Cool writerly people, fun events, Other Cool Folks, other people's books, Seattle, Team Seattle

Portlandia Ho!

The fabulous Cherie Priest, snarktastic Mark Henry, and I will be reading and putting on our chat hats at the SFWA Reading Series in Portland OR this coming Tuesday (Sept 20) from 7 to 9 pm at McMeniman’s Kennedy School. … Continue reading

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Boatery at the League

I’ve posted over at the League of Reluctant Adults about the Lady Washington:

Posted in League of Reluctant Adults, photos

Bella the Destroyer!

Last night was Bella's first night at Growly Dog class–because she doesn't play well with other dogs. She's going to learn how, but in the meantime, Pink Dinosaurs are apparently still on the Enemies list…. . . . . . … Continue reading

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Last Monday I fell and hurt the middle and ring finger on my right hand. Didn’t think much of it. A week later the fingers were still sore and one was still swollen. Went to doctor on Tuesday after Labor … Continue reading

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My day so far….

First a nice heron, fishing, this morning during the dog-walk: (as always, click photos to see larger original) (also 2 golf balls found on the shore below the high tide mark, but left those on the green for someone else … Continue reading

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Beach Glass Bonanza

So this morning while walking the dog, I discovered a pile of glass and pottery shards on the beach. Some of the pieces were very large and unusually thick, so I looked around to see if someone was nearby who … Continue reading

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Blackberries are a Dog’s Best Fiend

Alas I have no photos of it, but Bella has become the Blackberry hound: she dives into the brambles as we walk past and sucks down all the ripe wild B-berries she can slurp into her mouth. Luckily this is … Continue reading

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