by Tania Carriere

October 24, 2021

My list of to-dos has gotten out of hand. There hasn’t been a day in the last few months where I’ve crossed everything off the list. The overwhelm is, well, overwhelming. I am splitting at the seams.

I’ve been reading about the start-up world where “minimum viable products” are released to clients early on to engage quickly so that important learning and relationships can develop. Instead of aiming for a final… READ MORE


by Eric Alan

October 09, 2021

One of this earth’s most beautiful aspects is how quietly it offers that beauty. The earth is not eager to call attention to its grace. There’s no ego in it. It also doesn’t have an ulterior motive of marketing. The earth has nothing to prove, nothing to sell. It simply offers up its beauty on a daily basis, leaving it to us to cherish or ignore it.


We’re constantly surrounded by beauty, infused with it,… READ MORE


by Tania Carriere

September 19, 2021

It is time to move into the big wicker chairs in the screened-in porch, a wave of intertwined calm and energy signals that it is time to write.

I scoop up the cat, my constant companion and we make our way into the next part of the day. I am fascinated by this new routine here at the cottage. It has emerged as clear and delineated as any of my work agendas, with one huge exception. 

It is built on natural… READ MORE