Hooky with a Selkie

Yesterday I played a little hooky with my writing partner the Selkie. (She refers to me as her “bad angel” during these jaunts.) We hopped on out to City Liquidators, which is absolutely one of the weirder places in Portland. It’s tucked right up against a flying freeway, and the pavement there remembers much older […]

Out of Trouble

The weekend was spent in an orgy of housecleaning (frankly the only manner of orgy I have any patience for nowadays) and errand-running, since I’ve been scrambling to catch up with a bunch of stuff and have let both slip. The furious activity means that things are relatively clean and the Yule tree is up–the […]


All Mariamne Niege wants is to finish her thesis and get a job. Unfortunately, she’s a Guardian now, and her visions of the future have grown so intense she’s blind to the world while in their grip. Her Watcher, Hanson, is sleeping on her couch and scaring her roommates when he’s not shepherding her through […]