I had a bad day yesterday. I cried until my face burned so bad I couldn’t stand it and then my eyes just kept watering from the pain. I read articles about how crying (in moderation) is good for you. It helped a bit. The despair came in waves, I tempered it with fiction reading […]
The following is a random assortment of resources for people in Portland Struggling from various challenges posed by Covid-19 and it’s impact on life. Small Business and Non Profit Resources https://prosperportland.us/portfolio-items/portland-small-business-relief-fund/?fbclid=IwAR1y8I6ArKUqi9grmkBBzhV8BxScq2XmRn-uD7Qcj0zlLozBzrS8-a9ZJgYThis one is only open until April 1, and you get cash in hand by next Friday. Wowza. Our senator has a great list of resources […]
Looking to stock up on some new films to watch during your self quarantine? The NFB website has hundreds of films by Canadian Indigenous filmmakers available for free!
I’d like to start posting things about digital pedagogy tips I’ve developed over the past couple years. This is hopefully the first of many. I’ve been working remotely as a contractor for a long time and have been an instructor online for a little over two years. I’m also addicted to online tutorials and my […]
LOVE this article in the Atlantic: Getting Lost Makes the Brain go Haywire “So deep-seated is our dread of disorientation that becoming lost might trigger a kind of crack-up, where our very sense of self comes apart at the seams. “To a man totally unaccustomed to it,” wrote Theodore Roosevelt in his 1888 book Ranch Life […]
fillmurray, placebeard, placecage. I’ve died and gone to placeholder heaven.
The Register Guard gave us a nice write up in the paper! “The Maude Kerns Art Center presents “despondent,” a group show of six artists opening with a public reception on Friday, February 21, from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibit features the work of Judith Hochman, Kumja Lee, M.V. Moran, Alanna Risse, Rhonda Vanover, […]
Just because. via GIPHY
The Biodiversity Heritage Library has a Flickr account with more than 150, 000 images of bugs, animals, and plants.
Love this project! “With its Geo Tools, Google has created a platform that allows users and businesses to interact with maps in a novel way. This means that questions relating to power in the discourse of cartography have to be reformulated. But what is the relationship between the art of enabling and techniques of supervision, […]
This is so cool!!!! Unsplash now gives you easy access to awesome image libraries like: New York Public Library https://unsplash.com/@nyplLibrary of Congress https://unsplash.com/@libraryofcongress/NOAA https://unsplash.com/@noaaUS Geological Survey https://unsplash.com/@usgs Mind blown. More here:
I’ve been helping ceti.institute get up and running by helping get a website up and helping with organization tasks. It’s been such an honor to work with Nandini and her crew and I hope it continues forever and ever! We’re organizing a bunch of creatives, scientists, mathematicians and like-minded people to build fun projects for […]
Here’s the moment I realized something was wrong. I didn’t know what yet, that would take months, and things would get much worse. But this is the moment I realized I couldn’t hear the music anymore. The world felt black and white.
Disclaimer: I get to follow my rainbow because even thought I don’t get paid much, my husband’s income allows me to take risks and make choices about who i work for and with. Today, following my rainbow led me to a new pot of gold. Inside that pot I found a person who is interested […]
I know, this is a weird one to be grateful for. But maybe we can be grateful for anything. I got sick friday night with a sore throat. I drank a bunch of rum and non diary eggnog, it’s a great combo if you have the chokey coughs. I spent most of the day Saturday […]
I had a magical night this week with some women from Liberation Rock camp. I found myself sitting at a table with some 40 something year old women with kids who work in tech. It was like the most magical christmas present ever. They convinced me to go to Sleater Kinney. I never go to […]
Generally I’m not a great fan of time passing. My kid is getting older, I’m getting older, there aren’t enough hours in the day or the week or the month or year. Time passes more and more quickly as you get older, it has something to do with dopamine, I read it in a magazine […]
Wow, haven’t had time to do my daily gratitudes. But this one’s a big one. Gratitude for Rock N Roll Camp for Girls and the adult camp: Liberation Rock Camp. I attended for the second time this weekend and the whole weekend blew my mind. You cannot find a more supportive, kick-ass group of womxn […]