A civilized birth? Why there’s simply no such thing! Or is there…?

A civilized birth? Why there’s simply no such thing! Or is there…?

8 days ago, I was writing a letter to my postpartum self. Today, I have a 7-day old little girl.  Our pink buddha.  Our fraggle.  I can't stop inhaling her.  I can't get enough of her little squeaks, her tiny toes.  She sneezes and the roof lifts and she farts like a trucker.  We are [...]

Nomad, No More

I have always considered myself a nomad.  Never quite settled anywhere, always searching for the next adventure, the next learning experience, moving from place to place.  Ultimately, I think I have just been looking for the place where I fit. One of my favourite quotes comes from J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "All that is gold does [...]