One year ago today I began my adventures in blogging. Back then I was blogging about books over at Diary of a Book Lover. I’ve since merged that blog into this one and we’re all one big, happy family. My very first post, my very first effort to share my writing with the world, was a post on the nature of time in Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, entitled Can Time Lost be Found? (When I came to this whole blogging thing, I came big.)
In that post, I mused about the way that time “crawls and races, squeezes out in small drops and rushes past in a flood.” I wrote about my daughter (I was already a mommy blogger, I just didn’t know it yet!). I reflected on the knowledge that my time with her would go too fast, and the sad fact that there is nothing I can do about that.
Here I am, one year later, and it’s all so true. Continue reading »