Author Archives: Tentative Equinox North

About Tentative Equinox North

I live in small town mortgaged suburbia and commute a long ways to work as an arts administrator in a biggish city in the Great White North. I have one husband, three kids (1 girl and 2 boys), and one very enthusiastic Labrador-Retriever cross with Marley-ish tendencies. These are the things I tend to write about (not to be considered an exhaustive or otherwise limiting list): parenting and in particular parenting kids with brain challenges (learning disabilities, ADHD, and aspergers), the arts, particularly the performing arts, the weirdness of life and human behaviour, my conspiracy theory that we actually live in a Matrix-world (don't even bother trying to tell me we don't), and really, anything shiny.

All the Res

I am away on retreat this week in a cabin in the woods–a long overdue few days away. I need to retreat, re-energize, reorder, reboot, renew, refill–all the res. I need them. It’s been quite a time since I last … Continue reading

Posted in Observatory, Wonderment | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thoughts on a Sad Anniversary

The last two weeks of my Mom’s life were very hard–for me, my Dad, my siblings, her grandkids, and I suppose hardest of all for my Mom. Not that she was very lucid anymore. What started out as breast cancer … Continue reading

Posted in Gravity, Mothership, Winter Solstice | Leave a comment

30 Things I Love Right Now

Inspired by the ongoing series by this guy, and in late tribute to Canadian Thanksgiving here are 30 things I love right now: (1) Hot, hot, HOT baths in my new soaker tub especially when also accompanied by… (2) an … Continue reading

Posted in Star Catalogue | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lost and Found

Let me tell you the story of my hat. This hat came into my life on my birthday, March 15, in 2010. The day before, on March 14, at around 8:30pm or so, my husband casually said to me “So, … Continue reading

Posted in Gravity, Mothership, Rainbows | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In which I get Salty

So, I am really unforgivably late in posting this, but I am doing a thing. It’s kind of hard to explain so I’m going to give you a lot of links. The event is called Fourplay. It’s basically four episodes … Continue reading

Posted in Performance, Stardust | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Today I Love…

My inadvertent collection of orange sweaters…

Posted in Star Catalogue, Sun | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Today I Love…

These slippers…

Posted in Star Catalogue, Sun | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment