Happiness is a shower with no one crying.
How Flannery O’Connor’s prayer journal helped her find her own voice for fiction: http://nyr.kr/1aDfITn
“The addressee here is God, but already O’Connor is rehearsing her role as speaker, anticipating how she will address a mortal audience. Learning to avoid cliché and speak authentically is a predicament of both prayer and literature, and solving the problem in her prayer life allowed O’Connor to solve the same problem in her fiction.”
Photograph: Mondadori Portfolio via Getty
- Reblogged from newyorker
It’s time to go home to baby shakes.
Y’all. St Pete is amazing. AND OUR NEW HOME.
Birthday Ball perfection: Col. Higgins does his thing.
I am pumping at the Tampa rental car waiting room. The things we do for our babies. And yes, I think I’ve got this down to a fine art.