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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

A New Website…On making old endeavors new again.

A new website. Wow. I hope I do well with it. For the past nine months (maybe more?) I’ve been working with a professional website designer (Thanks, Christian!) to create a new, “more official” website home where I can be visited online. I won’t lie. The whole process...

Learning to Play and 'Consider the Lilies'

I am about three months from the deadline of my first book-length manuscript. What never felt like an expanse of time, but at least seemed “down the road a-ways,” is now three steps from a wall I’m walking into....

Traveling in Spring

  One of the things I love about traveling to other parts of the country in fall and spring is seeing the way the seasons roll across the land east to west—like the sun, only slower. A few weekends ago I...