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  • travel

    The Art of Staying Put

      Two and a half years ago, almost to the day, my husband and I packed all our belongings into boxes, distributed all our good furniture (code for stuff not bought in Ikea) amongst unwilling…

    September 5, 2016
  • coffee, cookie, glasses, wellness, Cheney

    On Wellness, Part 2

    Is “wellness” an unattainable construct? No matter how hard we try it’s always just out of reach. The trouble with a system that sets us up for failure. (As indicated by the title, there’s a part…

    July 4, 2016
  • Lemon cayenne drink

    On Wellness, Part 1

    Wherein I find I have so much to say, that I’m splitting this into parts. Like Joanna, I’m a fan of pancakes. In fact, there was a month last winter where I had vivid…

    March 23, 2016
  • food

    A Cook, Not a Baker

    I don’t write much about food, which seems odd, because it’s a huge part of my life. It’s probably because it feels weird saying “food is a huge part of my life”. Isn’t food…

    November 17, 2015
  • culture & community travel

    Throw Another Shrimp on the Barbie?

    I’m inspired today by Briana’s myth-busting post, partly because I’m also from a country fond of cultural appropriation (besides adopting any national holiday that involves drinking, we also enjoy claiming people/things from New Zealand as our…

    May 19, 2015
  • food pregnancy & parenting sisterhood

    Go, Go, Go…Stop!

    Before apps, there was playing outdoors.  And as I think back, “go, go, stop” seemed like about grade two for me.   But lately, life (wonderfully) has been feeling like an eight year olds’ game…

    June 5, 2014