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

Backyard Artist Date- October 2014

Yesterday was my birthday. So I took a walk at a nearby trail and found a few October beauties. I love this time of year, I love the cooling waters, the pungent air, the damp ground, and the warm apple cider. It's the best season for a birthday.


Elaine said…
Thanks for the beauty of these photographs, each worthy of a birthday gift. I love them and am about to head outside to search for beauty under low hanging clouds.
TexWisGirl said…
gorgeous color! love the fungi, too!
Christina said…
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love these pictures! Hope you had a wonderful birthday!