To celebrate the Ultimate Pedestrian Holiday, we had a few transportation-themed costumes on a very rainy Breakfast on the Bridges.
TIL: Fondue was a conspiracy by a Swiss cheese cartel who ruled the cheese market in Switzerland for 80 years. Nomination for Best Planet Money episode ever. Episode 575: The Fondue Conspiracy : Planet Money : NPR.
Here is the map from my trip on #nerdtrain
Fair warning: This post is heavily influenced by my identity & community as a queer white female. I think it’s valuable but look forward to other’s input. As a zinester and zine librarian, I see the Indie Web as a pretty direct correlation to 1980’s and 1990’s zine culture. The method of production may be… Read more The Indie Web is the new Zines
The BikePortland.org podcast (previously the Portland Afoot podcast) hit a milestone last month! Michael Andersen & I have been doing this little experiment called a podcast for 3 years now. And in honor of our 3rd birthday, we thought we would offer up a treat to our listeners: getting to experience us listening to the… Read more Bike Portland Bonus Episode – Pilot Episode “Director’s Commentary”
One of my missions in life is to demystify the complicated world of transportation finance using unusual mediums. To that end, I’ve been working on two very cool projects that are set to be revealed this year: A transportation youtube series that explains transportation economics over drinks. Numerous high-profile transportation & elected officials guests are… Read more Poll: Transportation Cocktails or Comics?
Recently, I found a tiny mini-comic hidden in the stacks at the IPRC, simply titled “What Happened to the Zine Library?” It was the story of a regular day at the IPRC when Greig, our founding zine librarian, had shelfread and catalogued quite a few zines, but right before he closed up at 10PM, he… Read more Call For Submissions: Zine Librarian Problems
So, 2014. You’ve come. 2013 was a pretty crappy year. On paper, yes, you look pretty good: I graduated college, wrote a thesis, met a really great girl, discovered the Timbers and Thorns, got a custom bicycle, organized a 24-hour event, and hung out with some (wizard) rock stars. But I also: spent the entire… Read more The 2014 Ridiculously Awesome, Dammit Goals Manifesto & Budget
How did my 2013 New Year’s Resolutions go? The Hell-Yeas! Flossing This is probably my most successful new year’s resolution ever. I started flossing daily, after I let my Facebook friends vote on my resolutions. I’m now totally addicted to flossing and it isn’t nearly as scary as I thought. When I went to… Read more 2013 New Year’s Resolutions Review