distance, trust, community

Gillian "Gus" Andrews
for those jolted loose by the pandemic, a post-2020 road trip journal
Created 17 Aug 2021
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  • quilting, slipstreams
    06 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    Previously, previously, previously. That last one didn’t go out as an email, whoops. If you were enjoying the story of Faerie Camp, definitely go back and read that last link. Internet at Faerie Camp ...
  • a shrine to Hecate
    06 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Note: Still very definitely catching up. Location is not current. As I mucked out the ditches at Faerie Camp Destiny, I unearthed a number of pieces of fist-sized-or-larger, translucent white quartz s...
  • everybody, the faerie
    31 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    Just three hours away from Wakefield… The directions to Faerie Camp Destiny are hard to follow. But the map will tell you, cryptically, where it is. So will the faeries, if they trust you. I hadn’t se...
  • the best food anywhere
    28 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Small town, New Hampshire. Not far across the border from Carolyn Chute’s place in Maine. Land of lakes, where the local economy lives and dies on the summer travel of people from Boston or New York C...
  • social life in the USA
    26 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Here is how you socialize in most of the United States, as far as I can tell: You go the speed limit. Someone, probably in a Super Duty pickup, tries to crawl up your tailpipe. The interaction breeds ...
  • the main character
    24 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 2
    I chose the cafe in Cornish because a review said it was a nice place to drink tea after playing Dungeons and Dragons. This was cheating, if I meant to be meeting people who weren’t like me, and I did...
  • rashomon
    21 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hi. I took forever to write this one, struggling with what I could say. Needless to say I have well moved on from Maine, having been to Vermont, Connecticut, New York, Washington, California, and Ariz...
  • the goddess and globalization
    01 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    By Unknown artist - Jastrow (2006), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1301711 [Hecate] is good to stand by horsemen, whom she will: and to those whose business is in the g...
  • knitting
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    The proprietress of a café near my old friend’s house has hit on a business model that is the envy of my middle-aged queer and female friends worldwide: combination knitting store, café, and bar. She ...
  • maine calling
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Maine Calling, a public radio show, is talking about how the state is trying to boost electric vehicle use to meet emissions standards. Why aren't they buying as many electric cars? Well, we asked Mai...
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