First stop on gala West Coast Dreaming in Chinese tour, at the legendary Powell's Books.


You have your make-up chance in Seattle tonight, at Town Hall. Hey, I'm the proud husband, I can't help myself. (Also, droll podcast interview with Patrick Cox, of The World in Words, here.) While I am in this vein, thanks to my usually-based-in-Amsterdam niece Maia for being in Portland to send this picture, and congrats to my sister, Katie, on a big birthday.

Back to Serious Policy Issues, plus aviation and beer, forthwith.