Personality


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.

To Jérémy the Optician

To Jérémy the Optician

I was feeling confused, disorientated, and embarrassed. By a trip to the optometrist.

Going Solo (& other midlife experiences)

Going Solo (& other midlife experiences)

For the first time in our marriage, I've been figuring out a vision for my vocational future, on my own, and not related to family life. I've been finding my own spiritual support communities. And I've been solo-adventuring. I think they're all related.

Life in lockdown (week five)

Life in lockdown (week five)

I'm not not anxious but I'm starting to feel a growing discomfort and lack of motivation.

Working my way to hope for the New Year

Working my way to hope for the New Year

There has been a lot of loss and pain this year that I have not published. My life and writing is multifaceted and I was focusing on other things. And it was a very good year in so many respects. As the year came to a close, I wrote a list of highlights and accomplishments in my personal journal and there was so much to appreciate and be thankful for.