Author: Pandora

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New Music

I am walking through my neighborhood listening to music on my phone. The song playing is by the Icelandic singer Bjork. Her voice floats independent of the instrumentation, rising and falling between beats with...

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Tinkering

I must get a certain gleam in my eye. A telltale squint indicating that somewhere in my brain I am rifling through files, considering options, turning solutions around like gears locking into place and...

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Playback

Three of my most favorite things: discussing ideas, the Harry Potter books, and my friend Margaret. One of my least favorite things: recording my voice. What do I do when my favorite things require...

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Costume Confessions

I was the kid who wanted to be a spider for Halloween. Because of my lifelong obsession with Charlotte and her web, this was less scary insect and more hero worship. The adoration extended...

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Call for Submissions: Annual Exponent II Essay Contest

“We live in a time where it is easy to share what you are thinking in the moment – you can instagram, snapchat, post, text, email. Facebook invites a status update with “what’s on...

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Unbundled

This post was written in response to a workshop given by Page Turner at the Exponent II Retreat, September 2016. Before: I feel like a stack of paper stapled into an uneven book. A...

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Day at the Faire

On Saturday my husband and I are going to the Renaissance Faire. We don’t dress up but we admire and whisper recognition at others who do, playing visual trivia with the anime, fantasy, sci...