Apr 10, 2021
Developing film with instant coffee
I was skeptical at first, but developing black and white film with instant coffee, washing soda, and vitamin C actually works.
Mar 4, 2021
12 days without power…or water
Five months ago, we were evacuated from our house due to encroaching wildfires. In February, we lost power for 12 days in a row due to an ice storm. During a pandemic. This is just our life now.
Dec 19, 2020
The 10 best books I read in 2020
What a year. I read (or listened to) far more books this year than last, partly because of the pandemic and partly because I finally made use of the local library’s vast collection of audiobooks.
Sep 10, 2020
Notes from evacuation
We evacuated our home two days ago, as fires continue to approach our doorstep. We’re in a hotel during a pandemic. The sky is orange and grey. And it feels like it only gets worse now.
May 29, 2020
Your civic tech work matters
Our democracy relies on engaged citizens working together to solve our biggest problems. As civic technologists, it’s easy to get discouraged about where we’re at as a nation. Which is why it’s imperative that we celebrate our victories.