Linda Rand

Pandemic Diaries: Tinderbox

"Oregon City (unfiltered)" photo by Linda Rand
Linda Rand with her next Pandemic Diaries installment “Tinderbox,” about navigating the fires in Oregon, personal relationships, and new normals.    When love dies, it can be a relief, especially when there were too many years of dead wood to untangle. But the pains of that proof can continue to sting in softer moments. Who is this ... Read the full article
Linda Rand

Linda Rand is an Art Witch and Wolf Mama living in Portland, Oregon. She has been published in Entropy, Nailed Magazine, Unchaste Anthology Volume I, as well as anthologies Places Like Home, City of Weird, and The People’s Apocalypse, with non-fiction journal excerpts in Fuck Happiness: How Women Are Ditching the Cult of Positivity and Choosing Radical Joy by Ariel Gore. Her artwork has been included in PDX Magazine and the book Oneira: I Dream the Self. Follow on Instagram: @lindapaintsandwrites

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John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, writes about the misuse of medications in state facilities.

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John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, considers his experiences and whether or not God loves him.

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