S.M. Park

Risen Apes: True Story

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “True Story,” Park celebrates this being his 70th Risen Apes column and reflects on his writing life.   Between these blog posts and the two memoirs I’ve written I’m running out of material. I thought I was done after the last book, in fact; then ... Read the full article
S.M. Park

S.M. Park lives two blocks from the Salish Sea in Port Townsend, Washington. His passions include walking, wondering and weed. Park, in his guise as Wilson High, has written and illustrated two memoirs, High & Dry and The Grass Is Greener, both published by University of Hell Press.

Risen Apes: Expiration Date

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Expiration Date,” Park talks about quitting booze and depending on friends (and his dog) to get by.

Peaceful Protests

As Black Lives Matter protesters try to navigate peacefully in the streets of Portland, the rules for doing so are constantly shifting based on the whims of the system they seek to reform. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXXVII: This Kind of Jujitsu

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, writes about “jujitsu” with family and friends and mask mandates.

Risen Apes: Higher Power

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Higher Power,” Park talks about A.A. and a cross-country RV trip with his buddies Tank and Brad. 

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