✳︎axoplasm is Paul Souders

A partial selfie of Paul Souders and his wife taken in front of the Olympic mountains

I am the principal and sole employee of SCRUBJAY. I live in Portland, Oregon with my family. I wish I could ride my bike over this hill every single day. In my younger days I practiced archaeology and wrote terrible short fiction. I have collected a few of my favorite essays. “Axoplasm” is a real word. My pronouns are he/him/his.


Traveling proudly with

Recent entries in my web-log

handmade sign at a very muddy cyclocross race, showing a raised middle finger and the text “we’re #2”

Not a Joiner

Something I have known about myself since childhood is that I am Not a Joiner, but despite myself I have wound up in a community