September 9, 2007

The Stellar’s Jays are greedy. Can we think of greedy without ascribing judgment? Of course the Jays are greedy, they are tying to feed themselves. But they are so obvious in their greed and the loss it brings them. When there are multiple peanuts they will take their time to make a “wise” selection, taking [...]

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Circus. Sex. Contraptions. The meaning of life.

December 7, 2006

By now you probably know that I am hot for the circus. Always, circus without animals, but otherwise, I’m in love with circus. I dabbled for awhile in aerials, under the tutelage of Lara Paxton, one of the founders of Circus Contraption. Today I read an article that interviews Lara, and now I understand some [...]

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The Rainier Brewery – schlepping around

October 11, 2006

My future new home. And me, in it. A little uncertain, I must admit. photo: Heather Wofford

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party on party on

August 9, 2006

Whoa. All of a-sudden, I’ve seven Evites awaiting me. What a swell party girl I am. (Okay, so two of those Evites are for events I am hosting, but, whatever.)

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June 30, 2006

I will be at The Beach for the Fourth. “The Beach” is my friends/family’s place on Camano Island, the spot we’ve been going to for summer holidays for more than twenty years. For us, the Fourth, is steeped in traditions, explosives are key. A standard Fourth of July activity in our group is called Tank [...]

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what's sex got to do with it?

March 9, 2006

Buzzy times in Seattle. Less than three weeks left to get your attire together and make that all-important first impression on the kinksters and scenesters who will gather at the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, (SEAF) which opens to the public on Friday, March 24th. The Friday night opening really is a swell party. Forget about [...]

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clearly, it’s not about the money

March 7, 2006

So, Michelle tells me, “I think I saw you in the new ‘Seattle Metropolitan’, that Brides of March thing.” Weird. But I have worn the white wedding gown a couple of times for the traipse through Seattle streets to blissfully wed some phallic object or another in our landscape, so, it was entirely possible that [...]

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