Monthly Archives: August 2010

Monday morning, Monday evening

Written on August 23, 2010 at 9:23 pm, by

a.m & p.m.

Northern on NPR!

Written on August 20, 2010 at 6:55 pm, by

Here is the direct link to the story (that’s my photo!!) on NPR’s music blog, “The Record” : http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2010/08/20/129326440/olympia-wash-why-here-why-now Northern opened unofficially in April, 2009 just in time for Arts Walk and officially hosted its first shows in mid-May. The project has been a huge undertaking and I think it’s safe to say it has Continue Reading »

bmmr smmr

Written on August 17, 2010 at 8:44 am, by

It’s been a bit of  a bummer summer for me here in the Pacific Northwest. The chilly, dismal weather throughout much of June and July definitely affected my overall mood, in addition to a couple failed job searches and house drama. Now that August has brought hot, sunny weather to Olympia, I’m busy finishing teaching Continue Reading »

Better Place Than Now

Written on August 11, 2010 at 9:07 pm, by

I’m finally uploading images of the opening for Better Place Than Now from a little over a month ago. The show was a total success and it’s just the beginning for the body of work I’m currently researching, “Dead Wrestlers.” The awesome Conor Peterson also showed his large format photographs of quiet, desolate yet developed Continue Reading »

closed doors

Written on August 3, 2010 at 12:44 am, by

As I contemplate living in Washington another year, my sixth, I can’t help but think about ideas of history and place. The house I currently live in was constructed in 1908. Throughout the 1920s and into the early 60s, it served as a dormitory for Catholic nuns trained as nurses who tended the sick and Continue Reading »

napping in dunes, staring at the surf

Written on August 1, 2010 at 12:35 pm, by

Saturday, I drove to the coast to spend the day on my favorite sandy Washington beach, Copalis. Only in Washington is it acceptable to wrap yourself in a sleeping bag while lounging on your beach blanket. At the end of a long afternoon napping in the dunes, I went beachcombing. After stumbling across a magical Continue Reading »