Reflecting on the year

May 7th Seattle Airport This morning I woke up at 5:30 am to get on a plane to New York. I sat next to one of those inquisitive elderly types that love to ask young people questions about their life. Somehow ...

Last days in DC

Today I said goodbye to one of my favorite people in Washington D.C., Jackson the painter from Mississippi. Almost every Sunday that I’ve spent in DC I have gone to the farmer’s market near my house to ...

My Commute

This is something I wrote for the Whitman College Magazine which will be coming out in mid-December so that's when I'll be autographing copies. JUST KIDDING! Editor’s Note: Whitman students who wish to learn ...

Seeing through the Smoke

I decided that the best way to travel to a Green Jobs Now event would be to ride my bike. Despite the ominous gray clouds and my total lack of familiarity with the Washington DC area, I hopped on my little red ...