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

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For Beauty’s Sake | Succulent Workshop Remarks

Fruits of our succulent workshop labors: a Lenten wilderness garden The following post is a transcript of my opening remarks for a succulent workshop recently hosted by the Women's Ministry at our church. I've had several people ask if I might make my comments...

Into the Wilderness for the Life of the World

Cimarron, New Mexico | BSA Philmont 2016 Not since the very early weeks of this coronavirus pandemic have I felt the reality of wilderness living more acutely. This is strange, because I feel it at a time when our family is taking ever-greater strides back into...

Some Beautiful Resources

This post is simple. I'd like to share with you a small list of beautiful resources. Some of these I've been gleaning from for years now, some for only a few months or even days. I commend each one in different ways and for different reasons. You may not connect with...