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I’m glad you stopped by. I’m Shari, a writer living among the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Welcome to my home on the web.

This website is primarily my blog. But it’s also a place for my readers to connect with me, see what I’m up to: writing, reading, and wondering wise. I hope you’ll stay and visit awhile. I’m all about some good company.

On the Blog

On C.S. Lewis, receiving the spring, & this Holy Week

Never before have I been more comforted by the proof of spring’s coming outside my window. I know I’ve written about it adnoseum. I guess it’s because I am always surprised by its transforming on the landscape where I now live. On the prairie there were trees—one here...

My favorite photo of 2019

Happy 2020! I'm sure you've heard it, or read it or thought it a hundred times already this year, but here it is again: Time really is flying by. I remember ushering in the year 2000--a young 20-something, dewy new mama--thinking, "Gosh, imagine how old I'll be twenty...