Category Archives: learning and growing

The truth about pandemic education

The truth is that everyone has their own truth.  Some students do better being in school and face to face but some parents don’t want their child to have to wear a mask.  Others want their children in school and … Continue reading

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Going Coastal instead of Postal

Ever since the first few tragedies at post offices in the 1980s, the phrase going postal has meant getting upset at coworkers and hurting them. Here at the beach the beach houses all have cute names. One was Going Coastal.  … Continue reading

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Watch where you step in cohousing

There are things I learned while living in cohousing. One is my fear of conflict. Like most people, I was a little conflict averse but I went in knowing we would have to deal with it to build a strong … Continue reading

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The Cooperative Culture Handbook book review

I was so excited to get the book The Cooperative Culture Handbook: A social Change Manual to Dismantle Toxic Culture and Build Connection by Yan a Ludwig and Karen Gimnig.  Maybe I”m too jaded and now have a deep mistrust … Continue reading

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Communities magazine and myths of communities

I have been reading all the Communities magazines that come with your membership of Foundations for Intentional Communities. In volume 8, they discuss children and how they act like packs and have a society of children.  So true. They also … Continue reading

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Psychic madness 2

There is another psychic I need to tell you about.  The summer before I moved into my house in cohousing I was in New Orleans for an amazing week. I figured it’d be fun to get a reading there in … Continue reading

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learn new skills – big deal!

I was listening to a podcast. Okay, I’ve been listening to any podcast about cohousing and soon will write more of my review of those. But the latest one was saying how great it is to learn new skills from … Continue reading

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Psychic madness

My friend is planning a beach trip.  As she was researching things to do (apparently the beach is not enough) she found a psychic palozza event so I went to it.  Right away I knew she was legit because she … Continue reading

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You say you aren’t racist – now prove it

I hate to admit my failures but I promised to be honest in this blog.  And failures lead to future success if you find the lessons in them. When I was new to college I really wanted to be a … Continue reading

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Help is on the Way – a great resource

Here is a blog and a place that deals with how to organize your cooperative organization. I can’t wait to read every blog entry.

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