Monthly Archives: September 2012


Written on September 16, 2012 at 9:05 pm, by

Back in the middle of July, I volunteered for PDX Pop Now, a three day long festival featuring some of the best new Portland-based musical acts spanning multiple genres from bluegrass to hip hop to indie to sludge metal. The festival is completely volunteer run and supported by variousĀ  local and national sponsors. Each year, Continue Reading »

Seven Year Itch

Written on September 8, 2012 at 9:57 am, by

Approximately two months ago, I observed my 7 year anniversary of living and working in Olympia, Washington. One of my favorite current students, who had been taking my classes all year, brought in a celebratory cake after I made a quip about having the 7 year itch at the beginning of the summer session. Seven Continue Reading »