On a cold Sunday morning, I popped out of bed and walked around the corner to see Portland Marathon runners come right through my neighborhood.In the days leading up to the race, I was able to help set up the On booth at the marathon expo. I loved chatting with the runners about our products and their upcoming races. […]
At the time of publication, Blazers fans could have had 360 Chicken McNuggets.
I didn’t have much international experience before last year and I still really don’t, but buying a one way ticket to leave the US was probably the best thing I could have done at the time. I did manage to survive and, at times, thrive outside of the comfort bubble that I have lived in […]
I brought Nora home when I was seven and buried her at 24. Not a week after she died, the house that I grew up in was sold. It didn’t matter if my sisters or I were living in another town, state or country, the house on Circlewood Drive was always “home.” These might perhaps […]
Until recently, the only trailer park music I was familiar with came from Marshall Mathers. Also, the only country songs I really enjoyed were in a comical sense and whose lyrics involved guns, America and freedom. The genre was seemingly lost upon me despite hearing it nearly every time I went out in public. While […]
“Fuck, that is a cop. Don’t run it will look suspicious!” A cheap bottle of vodka was thrown into the bushes and a very inebriated senior citizen who had just purchased it limped towards the road without looking back. Despite our new drinking partner’s sudden exit, we all accepted Matt’s command and stayed put. As […]
Last week’s ruling by the Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriages caused a flurry of emotion across the United States. As expected, disagreement of the nation wide event arrived across social media as well at live celebrations, but a slew of problems were created that are more complex than your opinionated friend condemning rainbow profile […]
I have not written much fiction lately, as my writing energy goes mostly to The Siskiyou and its projects. I am however enjoying my contemporary literature class this quarter and the books that are assigned are different than I would usually select on my own. Throwing myself into these unfamiliar genres is proving to be advantageous since I need to do outside […]
The highly anticipated short film.
Eli Stillman Warren Hedges Emda 330 January 25th, 2015 Chiba City, Ninsei Approx: 10:50 PM The highly anticipated arrival of Mortal Kombat 25 is being pushed back after suspicious events ensued at a downtown arcade last night. This series has brought controversy since it began in 1992 and is finally coming back after a 21 […]