Midlife


What is a life if not a collection of days?
A late in the game feminist critique of the labour of reducing household consumption (& why I shop at Costco)

A late in the game feminist critique of the labour of reducing household consumption (& why I shop at Costco)

Re-evaluating my earlier efforts to reduce household consumption in my homemaking labours.

The News from Nova Scotia

The News from Nova Scotia

Why do people live where they live? How do they decide where to call "home"? How do you define home? How does the answer to these questions change through the different seasons of our lives? What's gained and what's lost in where we choose to live?

Live in each season

Live in each season

I had been feeling like I’m ready for this next stage. I’m revelling in it many days. But then there’s the tug, an ache, the memories.

Some thoughts from a recently retired homeschool mom

Some thoughts from a recently retired homeschool mom

I am in the beginnings of the life stage where the load of responsibility for my children has significantly lightened. I feel it and I love it!

So a funny thing is happening to me in grad school

So a funny thing is happening to me in grad school

There’s been a longish season over the last few years of questioning my counter-cultural choices, everything from family finances to child raising. And then I decided to go to grad school.

That's how I see-saw

That's how I see-saw

It’s not a deficiency in my personality that my domestic life needs a counterweight, a release valve; and that my adventure life needs a regular return to the relationships and places where I’m rooted. When I stop and think about it, this back and forth seems both obvious and intuitive to my wiring.