“Thankfully, I was wrong about myself.”
That’s my six-word memoir.
The story behind those six words is too many words for here.
“Everyone in Portland is living a minimum of three lives. Everyone has at least three identities. They’re a grocery store checker, an anthropologist, and a biker guy. Or they’re a poet, a drag queen and a bookstore clerk.” Katherine Dunn.
I’m a writer, a restless wanderer and a recent woodworker.
I have a degree in English and Anthropology, a Masters in Women and Gender Studies and I still know nothing, not really.
I take pictures, I cook, I block-print.
I’m an Irish girl (mostly) living in Oregon because I met a Portlander while travelling in Peru.
I read, I read, I read.
….and dream sentences all my own…