Monthly Archives: August 2011

take that, Picasso.

Written on August 16, 2011 at 12:57 pm, by

Leaving in three days.

gearing up

Written on August 15, 2011 at 1:56 am, by

The other day, friend Erin helped me fit new panniers to my bike and perform some basic maintenance.  Everything is almost a go for my Alaska Adventure, which begins Friday in Bellingham, WA. I have a few more small items to get, including some sort of footwear. I want something water resistant that is slim Continue Reading »

Raised By Wolves

Written on August 13, 2011 at 12:42 am, by

Or, wolves raised improperly by humans. On Thursday morning, two adventuresome friends and I took a tour of Wolf Haven International, a non-profit sanctuary for wolves previously raised in captivity, hybrid wolfdogs too wild to control, and selected breeding stock meant to replenish natural numbers in the wild, such as rare red wolves. There are Continue Reading »

Last weekend at Northern

Written on August 11, 2011 at 12:16 am, by

This past weekend was Northern’s final weekend at the old 321 space on 4th Ave. Before we even found a home for Northern, we knew that whatever space we found would most likely be temporary. Two years and two months is a good run for an all-ages venue, even in such a fickle town as Continue Reading »

Land of 1,000 Dances

Written on August 8, 2011 at 8:58 pm, by

I love this album. Best thrift store find ever. With gatefold! The Wrestling Album contains such classics as: Land of 1,000 Dances!  And Rick Derringer’s Real American!   Pure Genius? Yes, I believe so.

Alaska Bound!

Written on August 5, 2011 at 12:46 am, by

I am taking a much needed leave without pay for the month of August, as a break before the academic year begins again on September 19th. That means I don’t have to work and I don’t get paid, for those of you not familiar with LWOP. Throughout the month of July, I taught a summer Continue Reading »