July 5, 2018
There's no easy path to raising kids. But in a society where most kids go to school, choosing an alternative path necessarily brings more resistance and effort.
October 10, 2016
I hadn't intended to tell the story of The Breaking in the context of vocation and work, but it's the story that has bubbled to the surface in many posts and has been told in bits and pieces, through direct and indirect means, over many months.
September 18, 2016
It is completely possible in Montreal to eat a wide variety of exclusively Quebec grown produce through the summer months.
March 21, 2016
As the days slowly lengthen and winter's magic wanes (early winter is magical but the magic doesn't last forever) I am itching for a change.
January 21, 2015
"It's a simple reality: if you want to live in Quebec, you have to come to terms with the winter. It's the defining season of the place, the dominating inevitability."
March 8, 2014
When you live in the sticks as we do (the sticks with good coffee shops, good neighbours, and the mountains) you need to make regular pilgrimages to larger centres to access goods and services that are just not available "in the woods" - comic book stores, "the mall", and the ...
February 19, 2014
I can't imagine not skiing, or going through my week without the outdoors, because winter outdoors energizes me to do winter indoors.