Philosophy of Love

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Up to this point we have been avoiding talking about love on the blog from the standpoint of philosophy. Today I am going to correct that and walk though the academic side of love. The first thing that I want … Continued

The Real Cost of Love

It is expensive   When people talk about love it is often in poetry and songs. I do it a lot through writing lately. So, I am going to write about how the songs are lies: you can buy me … Continued

For the Men I Miss During the Holidays

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Today is a turning point for me. But, not a big one. It happens every year. I am on the 30-day countdown to my birthday. In spite of my general excitement about having an excuse to have a party and … Continued

Are We Adults Yet?

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After a recent post, when I shared that things felt like they were going smoothly and like we are finding a home, Joan commented that she is happy to see me blogging about food, because to her mind, it looks … Continued

Procrastination

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I am procrastinating. I have many things to do (don’t we all?), and I am doing some of them, but I don’t feel like writing. As you may have heard, we’re in Columbus, OH, and every day it’s just kind … Continued

8,500 Miles to Love

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We have traveled 8,500 miles in Nessy (the Chinook van). This has included 18 cities. We have almost 200 online survey participants, 20-group discussions, about a dozen in-person interviews, and a handful of online interviews. Along the way we have … Continued

Happy Day

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We are in a place that we want to stay in. It’s different than anywhere I’ve lived before, and I am very happy about it. This past weekend was the autumnal equinox, and this place does not waste any time … Continued

Showing Love For Your Community

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One of the looming questions for us in raising our cute beige baby is “how should we define the community he is part of?” I know there is going to be that weird moment when he asks about the very … Continued

Checking In

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Today is a “daytime pajamas” day in del Rio Land. We’ve done a lot of running around this week, and it has severely disrupted the kiddo’s nap schedule. It also means that the house is a mess, there’s a giant … Continued