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Valerie Ihsan

author, speaker, editor, mom, adventurer, homesteader, dog lover, person


A humorous look at packing for India.
A walk down the street.
a poem about how dancing affects me
Author Valerie Ihsan thinks about all the lost time technology creates and whether she can reclaim some of it.
Trying to get a 'yes' from my ex-husband and how hurrying breaks things.
Three steps on how to turn negative emotions into art.
Once a year I read through my business plan and see if I'm still on track for living and doing business authentically.
Short tutorial on how to brew kombucha. Includes video.
How I'm planning for out-of-towners.

Find more articles on my archived blog, Dust Yourself Off (also known as Insane Parents Unite!).