Portland! Come to Wordstock!
It is hard for us not to sit down hard on our tailbones, breath rushing out of us as from a balloon, untied, when we stand in front of booth... Read more
You are invited (You will come! Wednesday September 26!)
We are here, rooted in Portland, Oregon, born and bred here, but with a love and a reach for stories that is worldwide, universal.
We wish you were all here,... Read more
Genesis full issue, blessed by us, first-born of paper, inheritor of ink
This is real: our covers at the printer here in Portland, with my signature on them. Full speed ahead. Covers printed today, and the insides tomorrow, and binding: we... Read more
Press all ways
When Christopher Onstott took this gorgeous picture of Sarah and Katie, we were talking about organizing the business and filing papers with the State of Oregon and how and when... Read more
Leaping accomplished. Now: What we'll do
Thank you, thank you, thank you. We spent two weeks modeling poor control of our screen time habits, watching the numbers tick ever higher, at first slowish and then very... Read more
We dared, and you said, "go."
I want to say something eloquent right now. I want to make you feel as we do: as if every nagging voice that said, "this is impossible" has been quieted... Read more
I have a cabin on an island and $30 in my pocket
Here's the kicker-upper: give $150 or more, and you'll get this. A cabin on Ketron Island in Puget Sound for two days. It's rustic. It's only ferry-accessible. And it's so,... Read more
Dream Team (you're on it)
Last night we had a party. We did not raise the roof but we did bask in the wondrous weather and listen to our children playing outside and enjoy the... Read more
From the Stealing Time workshop, mama elves with fabric paints
The workshop for everything is my kitchen table, or a surrogate thereof. The kitchen table is where we spread papers and coffee and snacks and laptops and iPads and bottles... Read more
Logo finalized: Now we know what our tattoos will look like
Portland is so amazing. I posted on Facebook that I needed a graphic designer, and Dan from Primal Screens came to the rescue, bringing in a great illustrator -- Zurine... Read more