About Paula M. Larson

When she’s not freelancing, Paula Larson does marketing for the Tacoma Nature Center and leads recreation activities for people with intellectual disabilities and developmental delay. She has lived a wide-ranging career life, having worked as a wildlife biologist, an orthotist, a stand-up comic, a prune picker and a kennel worker, among other things. She likes to garden, play basketball and tennis, kayak, bird watch, camp and generally enjoy things. Larson lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her spouse, Julie, and their elderly but always feisty cat, Ursula.

August 2016

Starting a Support Group

By | August 1st, 2016|

Peer support groups can increase life expectancy, decrease depression and improve quality of life. They can also be hard to find.

November 2015

Wheelchair Curling: Rock That House!

By | November 1st, 2015|

It all started with those wild Norwegian pants.

January 2013

The Magic of Burning Man

By | January 1st, 2013|

Photo by Christopher Michel This trip of a lifetime began inauspiciously, as many of my trips do. I had never been to Burning [...]

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