Creativity / desert / Exploring / Izaak Diggs / Motel 6 / Portland / Publishing / Travel / writing

Story from the trip

Prelude PART ONE It all begins as things in Portland often begin–with an indifferent rainfall making the streets reflective and the day colored with dampness.  Candy and I didn’t get away until a little past two. As we drove down Stark I calculated how much daylight we had remaining: Two hours–enough to get us to … Continue reading

Izaak Diggs / Langdon Cook / mycology / Portland / Publishing / The Mushroom Hunters / writing

The Mushroom Hunters by Langdon Cook

This is an amazing book.  What am I basing that on? For one thing, I don’t like mushrooms. I don’t like mushrooms but you don’t need to like mushrooms or hunting for mushrooms to really enjoy The Mushroom Hunters. My girlfriend likes mushrooms so we went to this gathering of mycologists here in Portland.  The … Continue reading