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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

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...

Coming Home to Children’s Literature

I am enrolled this fall in a children’s literature course at Hollins. I’ve been slowly picking my way through classes in Hollins MALS program: Masters of Arts and Liberal Studies. My focus is—shocking—all things literature. Immersing myself if children’s literature...