I found myself feeling a bit bashful about that. My friend is one of the smartest, funniest, most accomplished women I know, and at times blogging feels so...I don't know....ordinary? At least my blog posts seem to me to be that way. [By "that way" I suppose I mean whatever the opposite of smart, funny or accomplished might be.]
And yet, writing here is something I cannot help but do. Whether I have readers or not, blogging in this space is something I miss when I'm away.
Which I have been a bit lately. Away, I mean. I've been taking advantage of the return of local air to breathable without sneeze-able status by cracking the whip on getting a few last major jobs done before the death star returns with a vengeance. More on all that in future posts.
But for today? This alluring shot of one of my current favorites in the garden (Lemon Bee Balm/Monarda citrodora) , plus a bit of wisdom from another smart, funny, accomplished woman, Anne Lamott: