Well, I finally got things going, and got out of Seattle once more. Not that don't love Seattle, mind you, but, you know, it was time to leave 5 months ago, and nothing really changed that, I'd just gotten sucked back in when I came back for something specific.
And now I'm in Portland. Currently listening to an open mic at the 3 Friends Coffee House, which is actually quite enjoyable. I've never really attended open mic events much, though I've heard about them, and they always sounded like a good idea.
It's a mixture of spoken word and music... and, this being the Pacific Northwest, it's progressive and interesting.
I think I might well be back; this appears to be a weekly thing. Who knows, maybe I'll prepare something for spoken word next week???? We'll see. Maybe the week after that. ;)
Anyway, I miss my friends in Seattle, and I'm also glad to have gotten going again. I think I was stuck there. Glad I broke free.
The train ride was fun. I ended up sitting across from someone who used turned out to have been my upstairs neighbor for a few years, though I don't think we'd ever met. It may be a small world... but there's a lot more of it for me to see.
(P.S. Check out the moon. The moonrise was lovely... it's higher up by now, though.)