Personality


In response to the times

In response to the times

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."

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.