March 27, 2023
The answer to the interpersonal and intrapersonal tensions and problems of migrations are more nuanced and bigger than a simple "stay local" edict.
April 28, 2021
I have this insatiable desire to know the names of the trees, the plants and the birds. What a delight it would be to spend my days identifying, loving, and nurturing living things.
March 31, 2019
By the end of February I was feeling a whole lotta cranky. And then it came to me, while I was out in the woods for Laurent's birthday. I needed a solo backcountry ski trip in March.
March 8, 2019
This sense of possibility, this large swath of low-rise mountains just to our north full of trails that go over over peaks and through valleys, by lakes, rivers and waterfalls, with places to stay along the way (summer camping and winter cabins) has infused me with a sense of hope that I might be able to call southern Quebec home for the next decade of my life, maybe longer.
October 16, 2017
A grapevine grows in our neighbor's yard. And it has a story of family and love, and loss and new beginnings.
June 2, 2017
I'm speaking at a local homeschool conference. No one is as surprised about this as I am.
January 28, 2017
It's been about 10 years since I've been on skates but I have a childhood bank of muscle memory and experience to drawn on, it's coming back to me slowly.