by Tania Carriere

November 27, 2021

The street is deserted, I cannot see anyone.

Sure it is off season, but still, where are all the French?

I have wondered this for the last few days, stepping out of my little apartment for a quick break, a few minutes after the noon bells, and am greeted by closed shutters and empty laneways. The shops are dark, I save my errands for the next day.

I am confused. I am here in the small villages of… READ MORE

 
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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

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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

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