Category Archives: Lifestyle

20 Days In

It’s been nearly 3 weeks since I made a firm commitment to getting my chubby self into better shape. So many friends and acquaintances have come through with [..]

Dietary Choices, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle , , , , ,

A Blogging Dichotomy

Many of us in the blogging community like to talk about sustainability, shopping locally, and leading a wholesome lifestyle. We believe in what we write, and we do [..]

Commercialism, Community, Lifestyle, Personal Responsibility, Product Recommendations, Shopping, Sustainability , , , ,

A Well-Intentioned Lie

So, hi. I know it’s been since spring that I wrote anything here, and for that I apologize. A few of you have left emails and comments asking [..]

Chickens, Cleaning Products, Community, Eggs, Failures, Food, Gardening, Goals, Habits, Household, Lifestyle, Local Farms, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Stress, Sustainability, Toxins, Vegetarian , , ,

Finding A Sense of Permanence

“Stability” isn’t really a word I’ve had a vast familiarity with since leaving home. ┬áMoving yearly all though college, dragging myself across the country on a snap decision, [..]

Failures, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being , , , ,

The Awkward Holiday List Post

For convenience’s sake, I typically put my holiday wish list on my blog. This year, I am also making some recommendations for special gifts you might like to [..]

Commercialism, Lifestyle, Product Recommendations, Shopping , , ,

Yoga, Part Next

I am mindful that my little seeker brain hunts for new things to adore, exhausts them and moves on to the next target. It’s been my modus operandi [..]

Community, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being , ,

The Fundamentals of Change

Wow – pretty profound title, right? It sounds as if I might be able to impart some actual wisdom there. Sadly, as you have all come to learn, [..]

Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Writing , ,

The Nursing Thing

Several people have asked why I’m not going to go back to school for Nursing. Happy to explain. The backstory for those who didn’t know me then: Back [..]

Community, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being

Tribes, Communities & Other Assortments of Humans

“Community.” This is a word some of us often take for granted. In an ever-expanding, yet ever-isolated world, it seems many of us are losing the sense of [..]

Community, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being, Musing

Woman, Get On My Horse!

The Mid-Life Crisis, Part Next (Wherein we speculate) [EDIT: I have just sent in my application to MSU. Oh dear.] At various points in my life, I have [..]

Lifestyle, Musing