Seasons


Spring Fever

Spring Fever

The mountains are an insistent call in our life, and spring fever is real. Satisfying the itch for outdoors and adventure while raising our teens in a supportive community, this is the balancing act of our lives.

All the time there is

All the time there is

The New Year as a time to start fresh, get life in order, whatever else you hoped to achieve, is an arbitrary date.

It's time to change pens (and other ways to honor a seasonal shift)

It's time to change pens (and other ways to honor a seasonal shift)

The turning of the season is an important marker for me. During the threshold from one time of year to another I like to think about the coming months and plan accordingly.

The late summer season

The late summer season

All the news from late summer; homeschooling, adventures, family, gardening, and personal projects.

A change in energy

A change in energy

I undeniably experience shifts in energy with the seasons and in certain activities and ways of doing things. Noticing and naming this reality has been really important because it gives me greater self-awareness and helps me make better life decisions from this awareness.

Almost through

Almost through

Here's the hardest part about self-awareness and fighting the dark places: you still have to do the work.

In between the awful and amazing

In between the awful and amazing

I've learned that until my chemistry, psychology or geography changes it's not wise to have high expectations for myself during the deepest heart of winter.