Bookstores: Browsers Bookstore in Olympia

Read at Browsers BookshopWhen I moved to Olympia Washington in 2003, I had no idea that this was the town in which my bestselling novel The Eagle Tree would be set, and I had no idea that I'd gradually fall in love with this city, establish an arts magazine that...

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A Tree — at the Seattle Art Museum

Over the holiday break, my family had the great pleasure of visiting the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) again. Years ago, I met Bill Gates at a private gathering here, and I've had many wonderful experiences at SAM. This time, I didn't meet any celebrities, but instead I...

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Bookstores: The Strand in New York City

In 2018, I'm writing a short series of posts on bookstores I know and love. The series was due to begin in early February, and I've already written love letters (not yet published) to many of the bookstores I love, and told you exactly why you should visit so many of...

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A New Year’s Day Post

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you....

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