The End

I recently published my first edited book,  Labor of Love: A Literary Mama Staff Anthology ,  with  Small Harbor Publishing . It's an anthology of writing from  Literary Mama  staff over the past 20 years. It's a beautiful collection and I am proud of the writers and proud to share the book.  It seems a fitting moment, as I pondered sharing about the book here on the blog, to reflect on my life as a blogger, and acknowledge that it is time to officially end this blog.   I started blogging in about 2007, when my baby was learning to toddle, when I was learning how to be a mother and stepmother, when I was just starting to see my way as a writer. I needed it back then. I craved it. I had a variety of blog iterations--family, art, creativity, writing things I delved into. There's a freedom in blogging, a casualness, an easy familiarity that's lacking (for me anyway) in other kinds of writing. I loved blogging and the words came pouring out.  Over the years since then, some

Balance Wednesday- Recap

After ten posts about balance, I thought it made sense to look back and see what exactly I have been saying all this time. It is hard to tell concretely if there is more balance now than when I started this Balance Wednesday business, but I'll lean towards a yes. At the outset I meant to compile a list of "things-going-well, to refer back to, in those nothing-going-well times." So far, it seems to be a good list.

Balance Wednesday- intro




Wait. Patiently.

Take Pictures


Be Grateful

Be Flexible

Go on Vacation


Sue Heavenrich said…
reads almost like a poem: to be in balance.