I was a painter before I started writing, and my stories grew directly out of this… The process is very similar for me: in both, I first put a lot on the page/canvas, then scrape most of it off, or pare it down, to get to what I want to say.
— Susan Steinberg (via mttbll)
Tomorrow’s our anniversary, and @Jane_Angelica and I are at the lake. This is our view right now.
That snake made a quick getaway when he caught me taking his picture.
A couple of snakes, enjoying the sunshine. Said Jane: I am NOT going on the paddle boat today.
Pontoon boat out on the lake at dusk.
Firing up the Traeger for the first time this year.
Packing for a weekend at the lake: Anne Carson, Jesse Ball, and an ms. by Jamie Iredell.
She’s been debating whether to jump up on my lap for about twenty minutes.