On Batholiths and Long-Distance Relationships

As my train wavered up the Peninsula to my temp-apartment in San Francisco, I was thinking about batholiths. I was thinking about Matthew, who is 809 miles away in Seattle: 13 hours and 4 minutes driving, 2 hours and 17 minutes by plane. This distance is in the middle range for us–we’ve been as far away […]

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Changing a flat on Father’s Day

On Father’s Day I caught a ride from a friend to knock on doors for a friend’s campaign. Unfortunately, her car got a flat tire. What happened next has everything to do with our fathers. We dug around in her trunk, found the winch, found the wrench, jerry-rigged a lever since the one in the […]

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For going out, we found, was really going in

Like all proper geeks, Matthew and I think a good Saturday is spent in front of screens–together, in separate corners, with breaks to cook for each other and talk through the small missed moments of our weeks. But growing up, I spent many Saturdays on a train. From Palo Alto to Mountain View to explore their superior multi-story library. From […]

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