Why farming?

Earlier this week, I wrote about our plan for a dramatic change in lifestyle. To me, this is life coming full circle. I am finally confident enough in myself to identify what I truly want and go for it. Where I only saw the…

Preparing for a career change

To my surprise, when I posted on twitter that I had managed to tell both my parents about my new plans of leaving academia and applying to organic farming school, I got some questions about where I was in the process, and if I…

The opportunity cost of not knowing what you want to be when you grow up

Most of us have met one, and I know I have certainly been one myself. An insecure teenager, too interested in too many things, and not sure what I want to do or be when I grow up. The pressure of deciding the right…

Contemplating A Career Change

Wherein I ponder whether to try to figure out what I really want to do with my life, not just what my environment wanted me to be.