I’ve been eagerly awaiting this for months. Have you read it yet?

Happy #CityHallSelfie Day!

Zen has had a rough week. Nevertheless, she persisted.

Costa Rican casado with fried eggs, black beans, and two salsas.

It wasn’t my brightest idea to bake chicken wings on one of the hottest days of the year, but they were still delicious.

★ Liked “Libraries are fighting to preserve your right to borrow e-books (opinion) - CNN

Librarians to publishers: Please take our money. Publishers to librarians: Drop dead.

The 24-hour news cycle is overwhelming and upsetting. Regardless, we owe it to each other to be responsible readers and sharers, so let’s check our facts. FactCheck.org is nonpartisan and a good place to start.

Happy August!

Zen loves her sunny days.

Last night at the Farm to Table dinner for the Tigard Farmers Market. Delicious meal and fun company!

Happy birthday, Harry Potter! ⚡️ Proud Hufflepuff representing at the library today.

Spotted this particularly tree-shaped tree outside @tigardpubliclibrary today. 🌲

The new mural in downtown Tigard is stunning! Photos don’t do it justice.

★ Liked “A father knitted his baby’s first year of sleep pattern data into a blanket - The Verge

This gives me too many ideas about knitting patterns, and I lack the skill. 🧶

Perfect comfort tea: Campfire S’mores. ☕️

This catchy song is helping me practice my friends’ pronouns. 🏳️‍🌈

Pilot Vanishing Point fountain pen and some ink tests.

My furry heart. 🥰

Cygnoir and Zen cuddling

Stash discontinued Power Breakfast, but I have a few bags left. Thanks, past-me for being a tea hoarder! ☕️👍

Canoeing on the Deschutes River. 🛶😍

High desert and Cascades on the way to Sunriver. I’ve never been in Central Oregon before!

Lady Lilith on Independence Day. (Not my kitten, sadly!)

Fish tacos with charred corn salsa, guacamole, and chipotle mayo.

Yuba lettuce cups with avocado, snap peas, and goji berries.

I am irritatingly optimistic and an avowed believer in the United Federation of Planets, but my favorite books to read will always involve post-apocalyptic dystopias or creepy robots in space. Or both. So hit me up with your recs! I want to make sure I’ve read them all. 📚