Open ring-binder bullet journal

My Anti-Planner

I love watching YouTube videos that show planners and bullet journals being set up and filled in. I kept a long-hand journal from about age 10 to age 30, and I always expected to return to journaling someday. Since that

Open ring-binder bullet journal

My Anti-Planner

I love watching YouTube videos that show planners and bullet journals being set up and filled in. I kept a long-hand journal from about age 10 to age 30, and I always expected to return to journaling someday. Since that

Pandemic Grocery Tally 2020

I had decided not to blog about my grocery shopping for 2020 because it was too embarrassing. But in the interest of full transparency, I bring you my true report for the year. You can judge me all you like:

Pandemic Grocery Tally 2020

I had decided not to blog about my grocery shopping for 2020 because it was too embarrassing. But in the interest of full transparency, I bring you my true report for the year. You can judge me all you like:

Life Update – January 2021

Hi everyone; I’ve missed hearing from you, and I hope you are as well as possible during these times. I am relying on my American readers to play whatever big or small role you can in restoring democracy and kindness.

Life Update – January 2021

Hi everyone; I’ve missed hearing from you, and I hope you are as well as possible during these times. I am relying on my American readers to play whatever big or small role you can in restoring democracy and kindness.

Thriving in a Home-Based Life

I have now been Working from Home for 21 weeks. I love domestic life, but I never imagined I could integrate work and personal life to this degree. I am enjoying it while it lasts. As I mentioned in earlier

Thriving in a Home-Based Life

I have now been Working from Home for 21 weeks. I love domestic life, but I never imagined I could integrate work and personal life to this degree. I am enjoying it while it lasts. As I mentioned in earlier

Coronavirus Time Line

Well, hasn’t it been a time? Here’s an abbreviated “Coronavirus-era” timeline for my household and my part of the world. I work in a public library in Nova Scotia, Canada; my spouse Rom does IT support in a law office.

Coronavirus Time Line

Well, hasn’t it been a time? Here’s an abbreviated “Coronavirus-era” timeline for my household and my part of the world. I work in a public library in Nova Scotia, Canada; my spouse Rom does IT support in a law office.

Reading…to Learn and to Feel. #BlackLivesMatter

If there’s one thing I’m proud of, it’s not bragging. Haha! On this blog, I have made a point of not saying I’m an expert in anything, or thinking I can give advice to you, the readers. Mostly I try

Reading…to Learn and to Feel. #BlackLivesMatter

If there’s one thing I’m proud of, it’s not bragging. Haha! On this blog, I have made a point of not saying I’m an expert in anything, or thinking I can give advice to you, the readers. Mostly I try

The House Has Been Read!

Welcome to another installment of Reading Down the House! Way, way back in October 2018 I pulled together this set of 30 books from my own shelves at home and vowed to read them all. The last time I reported,

The House Has Been Read!

Welcome to another installment of Reading Down the House! Way, way back in October 2018 I pulled together this set of 30 books from my own shelves at home and vowed to read them all. The last time I reported,

Someone Else’s FIRE Journey [Review]

This weekend I watched a documentary about a couple’s FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) journey. FIRE is a lifestyle choice that involves: Deciding on life priorities (necessities and what makes you happy) Mapping your budget to those priorities Maintaining a

Someone Else’s FIRE Journey [Review]

This weekend I watched a documentary about a couple’s FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) journey. FIRE is a lifestyle choice that involves: Deciding on life priorities (necessities and what makes you happy) Mapping your budget to those priorities Maintaining a

A Day in Covid Lockdown

Today’s post is a photo journal of a Saturday. I was inspired by the Photo an Hour posts that Janet (blogger at JBistheinitial) used to do, like this one. I decided in advance to keep busy all day so I’d

A Day in Covid Lockdown

Today’s post is a photo journal of a Saturday. I was inspired by the Photo an Hour posts that Janet (blogger at JBistheinitial) used to do, like this one. I decided in advance to keep busy all day so I’d

Tax Me, Please!

  I mostly support democratic socialism – a system in which an elected government ensures all people have their basic needs met, regardless of income and ability. That is “my” socialism. Officially, socialism means that all members of a society

Tax Me, Please!

  I mostly support democratic socialism – a system in which an elected government ensures all people have their basic needs met, regardless of income and ability. That is “my” socialism. Officially, socialism means that all members of a society