If you added up all the time I spent driving in SW Portland and it's neighboring suburbs over the last couple decades it wouldn't come close to all the time I spent out there this week.
week 12: role model
I can't remember ever having a well-defined role model, one of those people you look up to and write grade school essays about.
week 7: hospice
I stand in the corner, squeezed in next to the recliner where the patient spends most of his days. I stare at the top of his purple fleece cap