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2019 :: Year in Review

For me, 2019 was a year of changing my mindset. What I initially saw as a year of negative failures became a year of positive change. Dancing. Every year for the last few years, I’ve danced for Women in Motion, on the professional and recreational levels. Both levels feed my…

Balance

I’ve written almost yearly on balance, goals, and resolutions. I thought I’d pop in quickly on the same topic. An episode of By the Book had me nodding my head over the idea that I can accomplish things in only three out of four areas of life in any one…

Checking in on tough cuts and fun hats

I’ve lived for a couple months without a few activities and everything is going well all around. I volunteered in 8 groups back in October, and cut out half by the end of November. I have two thoughts on cutting my volunteer work in half. First, I can contact my…

Choose the fun hat

I wear many hats — one for beekeeping, one for parenting, and many for land use (which I view as the same as social justice). I got rid of a few hats, which meets my goal in “The cut.” However, one hat in particular got bigger, and I like it.…

Tough Audition :: The Cut

Really, I just want to show off this grid. It is so great. It helped me frame my life in terms of personal development and what I would call “self-culture.” (I’m not sure that I could claim Mother Culture when I’m by myself instead of in a homeschool mom circle….)…