Monthly Archives: January 2021

Does cohousing make you hate people?

I’m a people person but not I hate people.  What happened? First and foremost is COVID 19.  Seeing others makes me want to run away.  I just assume everyone has COVID until proven otherwise.  However, even with a test, there … Continue reading

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Living with Weirdos – are you a good fit for cohousing part 2

So I have been thinking about how people react to cohousing.  Very few are so excited that they are jealous of those that are in it. That’s how I felt – jealous of those who had a cohousing up and … Continue reading

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Other blog on community living

Blog alert. I haven’t read all of them but what I have read I like. Blog

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Are you a good fit for cohousing?

A lot of cohousing websites ask this question and have decent answers but let me give you another perspective.  Are you a good fit for cohousing? Maybe and maybe not. I thought I was because I love people and wanted … Continue reading

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A bad neighbor by any other name

I’ve been thinking about “bad” neighbors. I naively believed that wouldn’t happen at cohousing because we were intentional. But people are people and neighbors are neighbors. In my previous life I had a neighbor with a barking dog.  They let … Continue reading

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Me in Mexico

Mexico I was 20 something. I volunteered at an orphanage and the kids loved to be swung around. It looks like I’m hurting a child which will come into play later in this blog, but I wasn’t. Pure fun. The … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude – last chapters

I think I was confused in the last post. This is the last part of my time in Mexico. I forgot that I left twice so when I read the end of the last post I thought it was when … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude Chapter 4

I wrote this a few years ago and it looks like I still have some notes on farm technology. If you know the answers to my notes here and leave them in the comments I will be super grateful. Remember … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude next chapter

Sorry if this is confusing but I”m posting my book – Dancing in the Stars about my community life in Mexico. You will have to read it backwards – check which chapters are in each post. Here is Chapter 3 … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude

One reason I moved into cohousing is to try to recreate my life in the Mexican Sierra. I loved the community and being outside almost all the time talking to neighbors on their porches. I knew I could live like … Continue reading

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