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What is Left When We Go.

Posted on
Apr 12, 2019
 

We went to Germany, and I cried. Not right away. It wasn’t until the last day that I finally did. Rand asked if I wanted to rent a car to go down to see my father’s grave. He asked me in the early hours of the morning, when jet lag had us both exhausted but…

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There is No Such Thing As Closure

Posted on
Mar 29, 2019
 

I am scheduled to leave for Germany in several days. I have already told my husband that I don’t want to go, in a whining tone that stretches syllables out so far that the words they once formed are barely recognizable. As a woman nearing the aging of forty, this is how I am coping…

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Cambodian Rock Band at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Posted on
Mar 21, 2019
 

Note: this post contains some content that may be upsetting for certain readers – including mention of torture and the Cambodian genocide. ————— My trip to Cambodia feels so long ago – more than five years – that I have to remind myself that I was there. I look at the photos, and see myself…

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When Online Threats Become Real. (It’s Not Just Trolling.)

Posted on
Mar 15, 2019
 
Posted in: Personal Essay

(Note: this piece does not link to any of the shooter’s video or manifesto directly, but some of the news sites that I link to may do so. A few include screencaps of his 4-chan forum discussions. Please click with caution.) 49 people died yesterday, gunned down in two mosques in coordinated attacks across New…

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The Everywhereist On Live Wire Radio

Posted on
Mar 8, 2019
 
Posted in: Awesome, Site News

I’m still weirded out when I’m asked to do interviews. I still feel like, even after all these years, that the blog (and even my book) are sort of a small, insular thing, and when people have heard of them, I find it oddly confusing. It’s like a stranger walking up to you and talking…

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