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Developing DWELL-Being, a Community Resilience Plan, Volunteering with Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy, Organizing Fellow with Washington Conservation Voters to elect Don Orange to the Port of Vancouver commission, founding Board Member with Caspar Community.


Proprietor of Plumb, asset management for legacy music publishing and recording catalogs; previously CEO of StringBender, a guitar accessory company, licensing patents, manufacturing and selling products.


Recording artist “building community through music” performing solo or with The Fare-Thee-Wells, formerly with Parsons Green.

Doomsday Foresworn – January 1, 02000

Back on January 1, 02000 I made a new millennium resolution. I gave up preparing for the end of the world. If the world ends, it’s going catch me by surprise.

Both Sides of the Street – April 5, 2003

We had a peace march in Fort Bragg, California when George W. Bush invaded Iraq. It drew hundreds of coastal citizens who gathered near the Exxon station. We marched down Main Street with banners, flags, drums and a police escort past a contingent of citizens in front...

“climbing up the mast for a last glimpse of home…”

Like Angels Wings (Carry Me) Climbing up the mast Standing in the crows nest Peering through the glass For a last glimpse of home Sail across the sea Abandon the known world Go and be free In a land far away The sail spreads like angel wings Fly over the...