“You are a prisoner of your own position”

As I was following my morning ritual (catching up on the various “news” of the day) I came across this article: Thought-Provoking Photographs Of People Living Alone In The Wilderness This quote pretty much sums up my life over the past 25 years. Tkachenko’s work raises questions about what identity truly means when we are…

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Cropping Assignment Progress… And other stuff

Well, I am happy to report that my seeds germinated… Yeah me!!! In the first week after germination they are doing well. I keep a daily written and photo log to track their progress and in the next few weeks I’ll be adding two more crops to my daily activities. My work is more detailed…

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Germination Success

I was hoping this is what I would see when I returned to school this morning… I actually felt a bit giddy seeing that my little seeds had germinated and were popping their heads above the soil. They should be ready to transplant by early next week at the rate they are growing. It was…

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Interesting … Regenerative Cities

I’m not sure when it happened for me, maybe when I moved to Alaska and into a less urban setting, but I am gaining interest in simplifying my life and reducing my reliance on consumerism…. Being back in the city and in the midst of mass commercialism and consumerism is making my skin crawl. This…

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My Plastic Dilemma

We are working really hard to cut our expenses in 2015. Last year we ate out – A LOT! My goal in 2015 is to start prepping meals in advance every couple of weeks. Part of our eating out issue was that by the time Fred and I got home from work we were exhausted…

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2015 – A year of possibilities and preparation

My head has been swimming. So many ideas, so many plans. I am not really sure where to start. Well, I am sure where to start but it is all very overwhelming at the moment. We are seriously vying for a spot on the next episode of hoarders. This picture doesn’t even scratch the surface!…

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Motivation… Or lack thereof

2015 is just around the corner… Looming on the horizon… I have so much to do in the next few years. So much to do, each and every day. Today’s list is no exception. What am I doing? Procrastinating. What’s on today’s list? Hardly anything really… 🔹Rotate the worms and clean the worm farm 🔹Clean…

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