Karen tells no one new about her past and begins years of self isolating behavior

Fall-Winter 2011: Everyday Karen rides the bus over the Burnside bridge, Portland’s greatest concentration of homelessness and sees women on the street she knew in prison. Sees The Enforcer a woman who was dangerous looking lost and frail. Karen tells no one new about her past and begins years of self isolating behavior.

Karen and Dave Dahl speak at Living Yoga fund raiser. Without auction items raise 40,000 with cash donations. Karen spends time outside work meeting an occasional friend/family member. Self worth/doubt creating a hyperdrive to get established. ¬†Nikki and Nate come to Karen’s for Christmas. Quiet tension.