|Re: Outside Activities List||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: drmaryann49 (drmaryann49mac.com)|
|Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 06:03:02 -0800 (PST)|
Of course and the most active people on this list are also very active within the community. However, we’ve found that being involved in the larger community is good for the individual, our cohousing community, and the larger community as well. We were just surprised how active we all are when we listed everything out. Mary Ann Manzanita Village http://www.manzanitavillage.com On Jan 20, 2014, at 3:53 PM, Sharon Villines <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com> wrote: > > > On Jan 20, 2014, at 5:24 PM, drmaryann49 [at] mac.com wrote: > >> Sometimes it feels like cohousing folks are very insular, only involved in >> their own little communities. As part of our Annual Meeting this weekend a >> couple of folks put together a list of all the outside activities are >> members are involved in. > > Our members are involved in tons of things outside the community. But on the > other side of this perception of insularity, people join a community to be > involved in it. They want a close circle. That's the whole point. > > Given that one only has 24 hours in a day, when you add up the hours of > household chores, jobs, extended family, personal time, etc., there are a > limited number of hours left. If at least some of these are not spent on the > community, the community suffers. > > Sharon > ---- > Sharon Villines > Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC > http://www.takomavillage.org > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > — To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. -- Robert Louis Stevenson Mary Ann Clark drmaryann49 [at] mac.com Check out DrMaryAnn's Academy at http://drmaryann.wordpress.com/
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- Re: Outside Activities List drmaryann49, January 21 2014
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