Monthly Archives: March 2021

How do they make you feel at their cohousing community

This is an excellent article. Ask these questions. Observe. I love what she did – rent and try it out first. I’d say a year is a perfect time. If possible. by Cynthia Dettman

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Passion Less Fish and Jerry Maguire’s polite fish

When I would do a unit on biology I would find as many fun hands on things to do and one favorite of the kids was a fortune telling fish. You put it on your palm and it will move … Continue reading

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ghee whiz

I ordered some Indian take out food this week and the aroma reminded me of walking into the common house one weekend. One of the families who were waiting for their house to be built (and then dropped out after … Continue reading

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Bug Off

I am attending an amazing conference with people who want to start intentional communities (yes, I still dream). Some of the attendees have visited wonderful communities and would have joined except for one little problem – the bugs.  They were … Continue reading

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What is Permaculture?

I am attending a wonderful conference on community building and I had to look up what the Permies were talking about. It sounds, and from what I see in the pictures, looks lovely.

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Lethal (bathroom) Weapon

I was in a work meeting today about reaching out to Native American families in my community.  I thought how one idea was great and I wanted to share it with my best friend who works for a tribal college.  … Continue reading

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COMMON THIEVERY IN COHOUSING

I was in town the other day and went  to a farm to table restaurant. While waiting for my take out order (I haven’t eaten indoors at a restaurant for a year except once on a necessary road trip and … Continue reading

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You (NOT) Talking to Me?

I hate to feel left out.  I think it is common and now there is  FOMO – fear of missing out in our language lexicon.  It seems like my community knew my weakness and right away when all went to … Continue reading

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another blog to read – truth about cohousing and intentional communities

This blog is written by someone who makes his living as a mediator to groups of cohousers or intentional communities however, he blogs about the issues they are facing. Laird is famous in the intentional community world. I found his … Continue reading

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Like, Marriage: cohousing – do we expect too much?

I’ve been thinking about what we are told about cohousing. How it will provide us a community. But is it what we each expect? Everyone’s ideas of community are different. Today I saw this article in my search engine about … Continue reading

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