May 9, 2023
Then it all became rather obvious. We’re the adventurers and explorers, the migrators without property. We’ve built flexibility into our lives and our work. We would move to my parents. We’d sail the boat of our family life into the security of their port.
April 7, 2022
It’s time to talk about the conclusions I’ve been drawing from my life experience and “the state of the world”, as filtered through the lens of this advice: "Prepare for what you’ve already been through, plus a bit more."
October 30, 2021
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?
October 21, 2021
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.
May 11, 2020
Sanctuary is the name of my parent's home on the LaHave River. Sanctuary describes both the soul of the place and the meaning of home. Home, not as a structure or a particular location, but as a place where relationships are built and sustained, where family can always find refuge.
April 27, 2020
Nova Scotia offered space, fresh air and forest; and unprecedented opportunity to be together as a a family. But Montreal is home and it's time for us to return.
April 21, 2020
I'm not not anxious but I'm starting to feel a growing discomfort and lack of motivation.