i am an unrequited astronomer, pretend patient, gentle adventurer, pedal enthusiast, recovering calligrapher, occasional thespian and unfinished poet living in portland, oregon. contacting me via email is usually a good idea.
9:46 AM: capture the flag
instead of staying up all night to see the first dawn of the new year, this year i promptly went to bed after toasting the fair city of portland and set my alarm for 6 a.m. i wanted to head east before dawn to capture the golden banner of the new year on my trusty bike steed, rose. by the time the sun rose, i was further east than i've ever been on the springwater corridor trail, past where pavement crumbles into gravel:
and this is what the year looks like at its very newest: